Saturday 15 May 2021

stick your tongue out for the cause

Champions campaigning for more recognition for the contribution’s Mileva Mariฤ‡ (*1875 - †1948), Serbian physicist and mathematician who classmate at Zรผrich Polytechnic was the first wife of Albert Einstein, to his early work, including—and subject to sometimes tellingly fierce academic debate—collaboration on the three Annus Mirabilis Papers have appropriated the signature, candid image of her ex (1951 at a birthday party and growing fatigued with the press coverage and being asked to smile for the camera) as part of a wider programme to play a restorative role for women in STEM subjects and to encourage curiosity and ambition.