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AASWOMEN Newsletter for November 07, 2014

7 Nov 2014, 16:04 UTC
AASWOMEN Newsletter for November 07, 2014
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AAS Committee on the Status of Women AAS Committee on the Status of WomenIssue of November 07, 2014eds: Daryl Haggard, Nicolle Zellner, Meredith Hughes, & Elysse VoyerThis week's issues:1. No Women Physics Nobel Prizes in 50 Years 2. Top Five Tips for Men3. What Keeps Women Out of Elite Colleges? Their SAT Scores4. I'm a female engineer, and I love science. Stop calling me a geek.5. Women Count6. The End of Science Sexism?7. UVA Astrophysicist Named a Women in Science Fellow8. PC workplace boosts creativity in male-female teams9. 2015 PhysTEC Conference Save the date!10. Job Opportunities11. How to Submit to the AASWOMEN newsletter12. How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the AASWOMEN newsletter13. Access to Past Issues1. No Women Physics Nobel Prizes in 50 YearsFrom: Neil Gehrels via womeninastronomy.blogspot.com The number of women who have received Nobel prizes in all fields is shockingly low, particularly in physics where the only two prizes ever awarded were Marie Curie in 1903 and Maria Goeppert Mayer in 1963. There have been no physics Nobel prizes in 50 years! I recently read an interesting article on the statistics and possible reasons written by Matt Petronzio in US & World on-line. Before discussing reasons, let's look ...

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