Hero NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson Honored in Virginia

Culture June 10, 2021 News

From SciFi Radio by Susan Macdonald

American STEM heroine Katherine G. Johnson was honored in Fairfax, Virginia this month. ABC reported that Sidney Lanier Middle School, which had been named for Confederate private Sidney Lanier has been renamed Katherine Johnson Middle School, after the NASA mathematician whose exploits were chronicled in the Oscar-winning movie Hidden Figures.

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