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Black Apollo of Science

The Life of Ernest Everett Just

by Kenneth R. Manning

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages416
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Open LibraryOL7386228M
ISBN 100195034988
ISBN 109780195034981

Pub Date: Oct. What was happening there? They were in Mission Control. He died on October 27, in Washington, D.

He died on October 27, in Washington, D. Reading this biography again, I have a strong appreciation for the tortured life that Just led. I also had colleagues, so I did not struggle alone. And they were known as computers.

And unfortunately, that trend has dropped. I want to say thank you for writing the book. In that dramatic last few seconds, Neil Armstrong guided his Lander to the surface of the moon. Von Braun: Dreamer of Space, Engineer of War Wernher von Braun was undoubtedly one of the most influential figures in the history of aerospace engineering and rocketry.


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He suffered under poor administrators and even when he secured external funding, he still had to fight the school to get funds for his research.

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We see such a decline in the number of women getting degrees in computer programming today. I also had colleagues, so I did not struggle alone. No special action is required regarding these talk page notices, other than regular verification using the archive tool instructions below.

I can put names to almost 50 black women who worked as computers, mathematicians, engineers or scientists at the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory from throughand my intuition is that 20 more names can be shaken loose from the archives with more research. Well, it used to be, of course, that women were Black Apollo of Science book ones that did most of the computer programming.

Including people who wrote about him to foundation with their own implicit biases, seeing Just as only a hard worker who should be pleased to embrace his role as a teacher. How did they get to be all women?Only 6 of 24 chapters actually deal with Project Apollo, and none of the book goes beyond the popular literature on either the Germans or Apollo.

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