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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.

Illustration by Louis Figuier in Vies des savants illustres, depuis l'antiquité jusqu'au dix-neuvième siècle from 1866, representing the author's imagining of what the assault against Hypatia might have looked like

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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