El Trombo highlights the legacy of women in science

On the occasion of Women and Girls in Science Day, February 11.

On the occasion of Women and Girls in Science Day, February 11.

They have been inviting you to participate in the next edition of Science for Girls since March.

Tijuana.- Highlighting that women's contributions in the technological and scientific field have had a broad impact on society is the main goal of the celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, held at El Trombo, Tijuana's interactive museum.

Invitation to the session

The aim of promoting interest for the young ones of the family to learn about and experience the scientific field was inaugurated as the main motive within the digital talk broadcast by the Tijuana Foundation last Tuesday afternoon, before the start of the Science Club Nias starting next month.

Saturday, March 9 will be the date on which the new course will begin its activities held on Saturdays, so to make use of the weekends in an entertaining way, El Trombo has invited young people from 6 to 6 to register for free. He is 12 years old.

The virtual event “Girls in Science” saw the participation of the Museum’s Operations and Educational Services Area, who showcased some of the women involved, all the while on the date that is celebrated on February 11 every year, at the initiative of the United Nations (UN) as of 2013.

The legacy of women in science stands out

The legacy of female inventors

Marie Curie, a Polish-French physicist, was the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize and two medals in the fields of science, physics and chemistry based on her studies of radioactivity. Catherine Blodgett, also a physicist, highlighted her experiments with water, metals and glass, which eventually led to the creation of anti-reflective lenses for various uses.

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Amanda Jones, writer and inventor, developed vacuum packaging that allows for better preservation of foods. Beth Nesmith Graham was a writer and designer who pioneered the development of proofreaders and was among the newest crop of inventors during the 20th and 21st centuries.

Hedy Lamarr, an actress and engineer, contributed to the technology of encrypted spectrum transmission, a direct forerunner and forerunner of today's wireless Internet. The Mexican lands also had two important names.

Silvia Torres Castilla was the first woman to earn a doctorate in astronomy, a field in which she worked as a researcher as well as teaching, among other positions. Meanwhile, in 2022, current electrical engineer Katia Echazarreta became the first Mexican woman to travel in space, as part of the Blue Origin NS-21 mission.

The legacy of women in science stands out

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