Countless women scientists have have been shunted to the footnotes, with credit for their work going to male colleagues. This is called the Matilda Effect.
Consider Constantin Merezhkowsky, theorist of symbiogenesis.
Today’s headlines make climate change seem like a recent discovery. But Eunice Newton Foote and others have been piecing it together for centuries.
Despite the twelve volume herbarium she created, this seventeenth-century scientist earned little recognition.
The world tends to forget about the annual ozone hole that appears over Antarctica, though we're facing huge and complex environmental concerns.