Fantastic Women

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Podcast Episode 88 l Mercian Queen Cynethryth

This Fantastic Women Series podcast is about Cynethryth, who was Queen of Mercia and exerted power and influence along with her husband King Offa.

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Fantastic Women Series l Cynethryth: Queen of Mercia

This Fantastic Women Series post is about Cynethryth, who was Queen of Mercia and exerted power and influence along with her husband King Offa.

Katalin Kariko winner of 2023 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her work in mRNA vaccines

Against All Odds – Fantastic Woman Katalin Kariko wins Nobel Prize

Fantastic Woman Katalin Kariko has won the Nobel Prize for her work in the development of mRNA vaccines that helped to control Covid-19

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Eunice Newton Foote's paper on CO2 and Global Warming

Podcast Episode 39 l Eunice Newton Foote l Fantastic Women Series l Born This Day

Eunice Newton Foote - The Woman Scientist Who Predicted Global Warming in 1856. She was a campaigner for women's rights. But she has been forgotten.

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Hypatia – Greek Philosopher Mathematician Astronomer Killed By Fanatics

Hypatia was a Greek pholosopher mathematician & astronomer from Alexandria, in the 4th century BC. She was admired for her ideas but was killed by Christian fanatics.

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