Time Magazine: Man of the Millennium

Peter da Silva peter at baileynm.com
Tue Sep 22 18:56:26 EST 1998


In article <6u92cq$1cd$1 at quine.mathcs.duq.edu>,
Patrick Juola <juola at mathcs.duq.edu> wrote:
>In article <6u8h3b$3k0 at web.nmti.com>,
>Peter da Silva <peter at baileynm.com> wrote:
>>Where's Marie Curie? I mean, really...

>Nowhere in the running.  All she did was fill in a couple of
>holes in the periodic table.  Give credit to the guy that
>invented the periodic table and discovered the holes for her
>to fill....

The point is that the person who listed all these groundbreaking women
included a bunch of far less obvious examples and missed the obvious
ones like Marie Curie and Ada Lovelace.

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