Vera Rubin is the astrophysicist who confirmed the existence of dark matter in the atmosphere. She worked with astronomer Kent Ford in the '60s and '70s, but did not receive any further recognition than being a 'national treasure.'
Women's inventions and discoveries that were credited to men
Time to give these women the recognition they deserve
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Throughout history, women have made breakthroughs in technology and science, but they haven't always been recognized for them. Due to sexism, many women went totally unrecognized or had men take credit for their work. It turns out that we can thank women for many inventions and major discoveries that are still relevant today!
Curious? Click through the gallery and get to know the women who didn't get the credit they deserved.
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