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The Public Radio Hour - Women's History Month (March 22, 2018)

On this episode of The Public Radio Hour, we celebrate Women's History Month with interviews from the WLRH Community Newsroom. We'll hear from one of NASA's first female engineers, Dr. Joyce Neighbors, who helped launch Explorer One and America into space. We'll also talk with Dr. Colleen Wilson-Hodge, who leads NASA's Gammy-Ray Burst Monitor team, which recently won the prestigious Rossi Prize for making a ground-breaking discovery that helped prove Albert Einstein's Theory of General Relativity. Huntsville 'womanpreneurs' Joy Ragland and Loreal Jones also pay us a visit to talk about how they are trying to inspire young women, and anyone else, in future business careers. You'll also meet two incredible people through our 'Unfamous Women of History' project. 

Follow these links to learn more about the people and topics you heard in this episode ...

CLICK HERE to learn more about Dr. Joyce Neighbors and other early NASA pioneers

CLICK HERE to learn more about gravitational waves and Dr. Colleen Wilson-Hodge's Gamma-Ray Burst Monitor team discovery 

CLICK HERE to learn more about the Unfamous Women of History project (stayed tuned, we're doing this again!)

CLICK HERE to learn more about Loreal Jones

Air Date: 

Thursday, March 22, 2018

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