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Smithsonian Celebrates Women Scientists With Comic Books

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Smithsonian_Comic_BooksIn March the Smithsonian is putting some of the greatest female scientists under the microscope whose “passion the save the planet as made them today’s superheroes.”  In the special Women in Science website the Smithsonian has also created comic books to introduce people as to why these women are so special.

Scientists highlighted include Elisabeth Blackburn, JoGayle Howard, Nan Hauser, Elisabeth Kalko, Gudrun Pfleuger.  You have the option to download the comics or read them right in your browser.

The Smithsonian is also running ads for the site on websites such as Facebook.  There hasn’t been a day I haven’t seen the ad at least once.  Overall, a great use of comic books and a website.

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