Jeremy Knowles, discussing the complete lack of recognition Cecilia Payne gets, even today, for her revolutionary discovery. (via alliterate)
Professor Cecilia Payne, ladies and gentlemen.
This is a great example of how the education we receive focuses around the discoveries and perspectives of men.
Woah. PUTTING ON A HAT AND THEN TIPPING IT TO YOU, COSMIC QUEEN CECILIA PAYNE!
Metaphorical, that is. (We’ve had an enormous rainstorm and another one is coming, hopefully.)
I’d call it art block, but it’s more a how-do-I-hold-a-pencil mental state. Seriously. I tried to copy Loomis’ mannikin and it felt like drawing by foot.
So, I made pants.