Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tag: Black Scientist

J. Ernest Wilkins Jr.: ‘Superb Mathematician’ Broke...

In 1937, in an unprecedented move, the University of Chicago admitted a 13-year-old prodigy to its mathematics program. The early enrollment was appropriate given...

22-Year-Old Chicago Native’s Passion for Science Lead...

Keven Stonewall can track his passion for science back to the fifth grade, when his class was learning about the microscope. Stonewall fell in...

5 Things You Should Know About Dr....

Background  Born December 3, 1922, Ralph Alexander Gardner became one of the leading pioneers in the field of hard plastics. The chemist was born in Cleveland...

50 Facts About The ‘Wizard of Tuskegee’...

1. George William Carver was born into slavery during the Civil War. 2. Growing up, he had been known as Carver's George. When he started school,...

Not Slowing Down: Jamaican Scholar Gets Doctorate...

Peter Nelson's story is not different from a number of Jamaicans who have overcome adversity to achieve academically. However, not many 25-year-olds here hold...

7 Black Scientists and Engineers Who Helped...

Robert Shurney (1921-2007) Dr. Robert Shurney was a physicist from Tennessee State University, who worked at NASA. As a Marshall Space Flight Center engineer, he...

4 Areas of Expertise That Need More...

African-centered scholarship essentially integrates the interest of African people into all areas of society. As it stands, a large percentage of Black people are...