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Wednesday, March 06, 2019

A mathematician, idolised | Image of the Day - Cosmos

GPS collaborator depicted in beautiful artwork, continues Cosmos.

This is a portrait of mathematician Gladys West, made by an artist called Geneva B who hails from North Carolina...

Gladys West, a mathematician who solved many of the problems involved in GPS development.
Photo: Geneva B/A Mighty Girl

This portrait, available as a free downloadable poster, is one of series commissioned and developed by A Mighty Girl, a resource site dedicated to fostering material aimed at empowering women of all ages to pursue career and life goals.

The full collection of posters celebrating women role models in science, technology and maths can be found here.

Source: Cosmos