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Latest13 Oct | Women in Science

Ada Lovelace Day 2020: celebrating the achievements of women in STEM


Hot on the heels of the first ever Chemistry Nobel Prize to be awarded to two female scientists, today we celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, and the achievements of women in Science across the globe and throughout history. Ada Lovelace was a Victorian computing visionary - the first computer programmer - long before Alan Turing. Lovelace’s notes on the 'Analytical Engine' became one of the critical documents to inspire Turing’s work on the first modern computers in the 1940s

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