Sally Ride has died of pancreatic cancer at age 61.
. She was an inspiration to many. I saw her speak years ago when I took my daughters to a women in science program at the University of Michigan and both they and I came away impressed with her intelligence and commitment - the world is a richer place for her having been in it.
posted by leslies
on Jul 23, 2012 -
who played Liz Shaw
, the Third Doctor's companion in the Earth-bound 1970 season of Doctor Who has died
. Hers was the first of the Doctor's companions who could be seen as anything like an equal and inspired many of us to follow her into the science profession.
posted by feelinglistless
on Jun 21, 2012 -
RIP Don Herbert
Better known as Mr. Wizard, you taught several generations basic science and a love of experimentation. You will be missed. Sorry for the one-link ObitFilter
posted by JMOZ
on Jun 12, 2007 -