Loading...Diversity in Science
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Shirley Ann Jackson
Dr. Jackson conducted breakthrough basic scientific research that enabled others to invent the portable fax, touch tone telephone, solar cells, fiber optic cables, and the technology behind caller ID and call waiting.
Links to electricity and telecommunications
Lonnie G Johnson
Famous black inventor and scientist Lonnie G. Johnson invented the super soaker in 1990 which has been among the World’s bestselling toy ever since.
Links to materials - water
Against all odds, Pakistan-born Hibah is a leading engineer at NASA. Currently, she is in the Engineering and Technology Directorate, supporting the NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) and working on expendable launch vehicles. She provides technical expertise, follows launch vehicle testing, performs data reviews and provides technical assessments of engineering issues.
Links to space
Charles Henry Turner
Charles Henry Turner was an American zoologist, educator, and comparative psychologist, known for his studies on the behavior of insects, particularly bees and ants.
Links to animals including humans, plants and living things and their habitats.
Dr Charles Drew
Charles Drew researched in the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert knowledge to developing large-scale blood banks early in World War II.
Links to animals including humans - the human circulatory system