Every early chemist has heard of Boyle’s law -- the equation that relates a gas’s pressure to its volume. But even if you have some awareness of Robert Boyle himself, it’s unlikely that you’ve heard of his sister...even though she was probably talking him through his ideas, either in person or by letter.
This episode of Babes of Science was produced in collaboration with Distillations Podcast.
Babes of Science is a podcast that seeks to answer two questions: Who are the women who changed the trajectory of science? And why has it taken us so long to recognize their work?
Music in this episode:
Theme: Showers by Podington Bear
Day Into Night by Rho
Daydream Shelshock by Wolf Asylum
Am I The Devil YEYEY
History Explains Itself by The Losers
Like Swimming Broke For Free
Insatiable Toad by Blue Dot Sessions
One And by Broke For Free
Modulation of the Spirit
Melt by Broke For Free
Eleanor by The Losers
I Am A Man Who Will Fight For Your Honor by Chris Zabriskie
Tidal Wave by YEYEY