These women are some of the biggest badasses in history.They all made huge impacts on our society. Here are some minimalist tributes to these women.
Ever heard of radioactivity? Or the elements polonium and radium? Well Marie Curie has, which is why she was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only woman to win in two fields, and the only person to win in multiple sciences (Physics and Chemistry).
The marine biologist and conservationist became famous after writing Silent Spring, which, after revealing the horrors of chemical pesticides, launched the environmental movement in America.
First American woman in space! Also some guy named Lou Reed wrote a song about her. No. Big. Deal.
Ever heard of debugging a computer? Grace Hopper, one of the world's pioneer computer programmers, is who you should thank for that.
You might know her as the x-ray crystallographer whose helped decode the molecular structures of DNA. The humane genome anyone?
The world's foremost expert in chimpanzees, and the world's foremost expert in melting our hearts. Watch one interview and tell me you're not a little bit in love.