|Song: The Medic|
|Album: The Albatross|
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The Medic // Foxing
You’re the best that I can do,
And I think I love you.
SAY IT WITH ME
- the mitochondria are not “deep”
- the mitochondria are not “quirky”
- the mitochondria are the fucking powerhouse of the cell
- STOP ROMANTICIZING MITOCHONDRIA
i hope u find someone that mindlessly plays with your hands and lightly strokes your legs and massages your back and plays with your hair and i hope that u feel like you’re home when u look at them
Touching Moments in the Simpsons —1/8
Season 2; episode 19: Lisa’s Substitute
Mr. Bergstrom leaves words of encouragement to a heartbroken Lisa
Jeremy Knowles, discussing the complete lack of recognition Cecilia Payne gets, even today, for her revolutionary discovery. (via alliterate)
OH WAIT LEMME TELL YOU ABOUT CECILIA PAYNE.
Cecilia Payne’s mother refused to spend money on her college education, so she won a scholarship to Cambridge.
Cecilia Payne completed her studies, but Cambridge wouldn’t give her a degree because she was a woman, so she said fuck that and moved to the United States to work at Harvard.
Cecilia Payne was the first person ever to earn a Ph.D. in astronomy from Radcliffe College, with what Otto Strauve called “the most brilliant Ph.D. thesis ever written in astronomy.”
Not only did Cecilia Payne discover what the universe is made of, she also discovered what the sun is made of (Henry Norris Russell, a fellow astronomer, is usually given credit for discovering that the sun’s composition is different from the Earth’s, but he came to his conclusions four years later than Payne—after telling her not to publish).
Cecilia Payne is the reason we know basically anything about variable stars (stars whose brightness as seen from earth fluctuates). Literally every other study on variable stars is based on her work.
Cecilia Payne was the first woman to be promoted to full professor from within Harvard, and is often credited with breaking the glass ceiling for women in the Harvard science department and in astronomy, as well as inspiring entire generations of women to take up science.
Cecilia Payne is awesome and everyone should know her.
I think a lot of the time in films, men get roles where they create their own destiny and women are just tools, supporters for that.
I will reblog this everyday
We wrote a book. These are some of my favorite people, and this was one of my proudest moments. #ITSHERE