Saturday, 18 October 2008
Scientist Pin-Ups: Senta's sexy sextant
Senta Osoling learns how to determine latitude by using a sextant in September 1942 at Polytechnic High School, Los Angeles (which is, coincidentally, where my father went to high school). Senta later became a chemist, and is now the Director of National Center for Improving Science Education. Profiled here.
h/t Michael Barton