Women in Physics and Astronomy at SFSU

Women in Physics and Astronomy at SFSU

A group created to promote and support women in the fields of physics and astronomy at San Francisco State University.

This club was founded by women as a support structure for present and future women studying physics or astronomy at San Francisco State University.

The primary mission of this organization is to enhance the visibility of successful women in the field and to actively foster a community within our discipline.

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"It was at that moment that I realized the magnitude of my actions"

- Meghan Markle from Suits

12 Inspiring STEM Books for Girls

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edutopia.org Give girls an identifiable face to root for.

[05/09/17]   Adrienne Rich's Tribute to Women in Astronomy:

PLANETARIUM

Thinking of Caroline Herschel (1750–1848)
astronomer, sister of William; and others.

A woman in the shape of a monster
a monster in the shape of a woman
the skies are full of them

a woman ‘in the snow
among the Clocks and instruments
or measuring the ground with poles’

in her 98 years to discover
8 comets

she whom the moon ruled
like us
levitating into the night sky
riding the polished lenses

Galaxies of women, there
doing penance for impetuousness
ribs chilled
in those spaces of the mind

An eye,

‘virile, precise and absolutely certain’
from the mad webs of Uranusborg

encountering the NOVA

every impulse of light exploding

from the core
as life flies out of us

Tycho whispering at last
‘Let me not seem to have lived in vain’

What we see, we see
and seeing is changing

the light that shrivels a mountain
and leaves a man alive

Heartbeat of the pulsar
heart sweating through my body

The radio impulse
pouring in from Taurus

I am bombarded yet I stand

I have been standing all my life in the
direct path of a battery of signals
the most accurately transmitted most
untranslatable language in the universe
I am a galactic cloud so deep so invo-
luted that a light wave could take 15
years to travel through me And has
taken I am an instrument in the shape
of a woman trying to translate pulsations
into images for the relief of the body
and the reconstruction of the mind.

Vera Rubin, 88, Dies; Opened Doors in Astronomy, and for Women

nytimes.com

She was "a 'guiding light' for a generation of female astronomers." Rest in peace, Vera Rubin.

nytimes.com Dr. Rubin, who was awarded the National Medal of Science in 1993, ushered in the cosmic realization that most of the universe is invisible.

Curiosity

These are 10 of the most notable women of history in science.

From our friends at Interesting S-Word

WIPAA @ SFSU (@WIPAA_SFSU) | Twitter

We are now on Twitter!

twitter.com The latest Tweets from WIPAA @ SFSU (@WIPAA_SFSU). Women in Physics and Astronomy. San Francisco State University

Dent:Space

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Really liking the speakers ratio in this Space conference! Who would like to join me? Sept 21 & 22 FREE ENTRY
http://space.dentthefuture.com/

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Hidden Figures | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX

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Looks good!

Watch the new trailer for #HiddenFigures, based on the incredible untold true story. Starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer & Janelle Monáe. In theaters ...

This Proposed Lego Set Honors Women In NASA

huffingtonpost.com

I want this!!!
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/women-in-nasa-lego-set_us_5795d108e4b0d3568f83b0b1?

huffingtonpost.com The Lego Ideas project already has thousands of supporters, including NASA itself.

Sultana's Story

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Encouraging and supporting women in our field is incredibly important to us. Join us in the pursuit of gender equality!

letsultanalearn.com Southern Afghanistan: Sultana was forced to end her formal education at the age of 11 after men threatened to burn her face with acid. Sadly, these threats were far from hallow; in fact,...

Women in Physics and Astronomy

physics.sfsu.edu

The new WIPAA website is now online!

physics.sfsu.edu Header image from T.A.Rector (NOAO/AURA/NSF) and Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA/NASA)Women in Physics and Astronomy @ SFSU - May 2016

Representing at Astronomy day at California Academy of Sciences!!!
Come visit us!

Representing at Astronomy day at California Academy of Sciences!!!
Come visit us!

[05/11/16]   Hey everyone, come check us out at Astronomy Day this Saturday, the 14th! It is located at the California Academy of Sciences, where we will have a table set up with some cool demos! Also, thanks to everyone who has purchased a shirt from us, it helps immensely.

NExScI

nexsci.caltech.edu

For all that are interested in Exoplanets, come join us this summer at the Carl Sagan Exoplanet Summer Workshop! July 18-22 in Pasadena. http://nexsci.caltech.edu/workshop/2016/

nexsci.caltech.edu Pending final approval from NASA HQ, the 2016 Sagan Summer Workshop will focus on data analysis techniques used to find planets in various types of data. In particular, leaders in the field will discuss Monte Carlo Markov Chain (MCMC) and Bayesian inference relevant to transit analysis and spectral…

Astronobeads

www.astronobeads.com

Bea Doheny, a sophomore at University of Missouri, is making some beautiful astronomy themed jewelry. Her company is called AstronoBEAds. Check it out at www.astronobeads.com!

www.astronobeads.com Wear & Share the Love of the Cosmos!

Women scientists foster community with new club

goldengatexpress.org

We were featured in an article in SFSU's school newspaper!

goldengatexpress.org Women majoring in physics and astronomy at SF State can now easily network with each other, thanks to a new club on campus. Formed in November 2015 by physics lecturer Dr. Reiko Toriumi, the Women …

WiPAA at the Bay Area Exoplanet Meeting

Happy international Women's Day everyone!

[03/03/16]   Hey Everyone thanks for liking this page, here are some rough event ideas this group is interested in making happen! Join in on any, or all of them! Suggestions welcome.

1. AAS convention in San Diego. It runs from June 12-16. A little pricey, but definitely worth it.
2.NASA Ames (free) visitor center.
3.Tour at TESLA
4.Checking out the Berkeley Labs.
5.Visiting the Chabot Space Center in Oakland.

Here are some upcoming events in March put on by Bay Area Science, click on the links to learn more:

1.Mars and the Human Imagination
http://www.bayareascience.org/calendar/index.php?eID=17232
2.STEAM at Curiodyssey
http://www.bayareascience.org/calendar/index.php?eID=17212
3.Mission:Mars
http://www.bayareascience.org/calendar/index.php?eID=17296

Message us if you are interested in partaking in any of these wonderful opportunities that are available to us or if you want more details on anything. The more the merrier!


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