Sunday, October 21, 2018

Tag: Katherine Johnson

Great-Granddaughter of ‘Hidden Figures’ Katherine Johnson Earns...

A bright student at Palmer Elementary School may be continuing her great grandmother's legacy by astronomically excelling in mathematics. Na Kia Boykin is the great-granddaughter...

University to Honor NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson...

INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) — Katherine Johnson, the NASA mathematician whose calculations helped astronauts return to Earth, is being honored at her alma mater with...

NASA Names Research Facility After Brilliant Mathematician...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smTcsodvEqM NASA is honoring one of history's little-celebrated heroes with a facility named after her. Katherine Johnson, one of the women whose story came to...

This Black NASA Mathematician Was the Reason...

https://youtu.be/r8gJqKyIGhE?t=14m20s In a 2011 interview with Virginia's WHRO-TV, the human computer Katherine Johnson talks about her life as a young academic, her family and being...