Sexism in Science Naming of Stuff? Bunsen, Petri, Southern, & More

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In science we often use equipment, methods, or units that are named after accomplished scientists of the past without even thinking about it. Originally, this piece was going to be dedicated to those pioneering scientists, but then I realized they are essentially all men with disturbingly few possible exceptions. Is there rampant sexism in science naming at work …

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