profeminist: ““❤ these photos of Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and Octavia Spencer dressed as their characters in Fox “Hidden Figures”! In the film, which will tell the true story of the African American women mathematicians who were behind.
Walter S. McAfee is the African American mathematician and physicist who first calculated the speed of the moon. McAfee participated in Project Diana in the - a U. Army program, created to determine whether a high frequency radio signal could.
Patricia Era Bath is an Black American/Native American ophthalmologist and the inventor of the Laserphaco Probe. Bath is the first Black American woman doctor to receive a patent for a medical purpose. Her Laserphaco Probe is used to treat cataracts.
Patricia Bath, M., Inventor of the Laser Cataract Surgery Device ~ She's the first African-American female doctor to patent in a new method of removing cataracts. Bath was also the first Black Female Surgeon appointed to UCLA in
Roger Arliner Young a zoologist and biologist is one of 34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World. During her long career she studied radiation, paramecium, and hydration and dehydration of living cells.
Henrietta Lacks was an African-American woman who was the unwitting source of cells (from her cancerous tumor) which were cultured by George Otto Gey to create an immortal cell line for medical research. This is now known as the HeLa cell line.
Velma Scantlebury is the first African American female transplant surgeon in America. She is currently the associate director of the Kidney Transplant Program at Christiana Care in Delaware. With more than 200 live donor kidney transplants under her c
Historic Innovators: 9 Great African-American Women Inventors