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Geneticist Liane Russell was born #OTD in 1923.
She pioneered the study of mutagenesis and teratogenesis due to radiation, and identified the role of the Y chromosome in sex determination. Her work led to diagnostic x-ray safety standards for women of childbearing age.
Science, the joy of wild places, and civic engagement as a response to fascism – this is one of my favorite threads.
Antoni van Leeuwenhoek died #OTD in 1723.
A largely self-taught man in science, he is commonly known as "the Father of Microbiology", and one of the first microscopists and microbiologists. Van Leeuwenhoek is best known for his pioneering work in microscopy and for his contributions toward the establishment of microbiology as a scientific discipline. via @wikipedia
Books by Antoni van Leeuwenhoek at PG:
i love kate because she:
a) clarified her statement about theresa may
b) has been vegetarian forever &, in 1980, schooled delia smith about it
c) has donated to the hunt saboteurs
d) is in a complete league of her own
#kateBush #illustration #portrait #vegetarian #music #huntsabs
"Music is a hidden arithmetic exercise of the soul, which does not know that it is counting."
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was born #OTD in 1646. He was a mathematician, philosopher, scientist and diplomat. He is a prominent figure in both the history of philosophy and the history of mathematics. He wrote works on philosophy, theology, ethics, politics, law, history and philology. via @Wikipedia
Books by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz at PG: