Belangrijke vrouwen in de wetenschap. Joan Feynman

 

 

"But when sister Joan expressed a desire to become a natural scientist as well,her mother was implacable: women's brains were unsuitable for that."

Is it men who keep women away from the sciences? Or are they social conventions? And who has the power to maintain such conventions? Such questions come to mind with the life story of Joan Feynman, who died this summer, aged 93. Read her story here.