Female Nobel winner a long time coming, and a drop in the ocean

Female Nobel winner a long time coming, and a drop in the oceanWhen Canadian scientist Donna Strickland got the early morning call informing her she just won the Nobel Physics Prize, she could barely hide her amazement. Not just that she had clinched one of science’s most prestigious honours — her pioneering work on laser pulses had earned her renown among the physics community — but also that she was one of only three women to win the award in its more than 100-year history. “Is that all, really?!” she asked the audience assembled in the ornate, wood-panelled hall at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on Tuesday morning.


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An ode to female space trainees, the creeping cost of climate change, and the fabric of history: Books in brief

An ode to female space trainees, the creeping cost of climate change, and the fabric of history: Books in brief

An ode to female space trainees, the creeping cost of climate change, and the fabric of history: Books in brief, Published online: 03 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06862-8

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Beto O'Rourke apologizes for 1991 remark about female performers in Broadway show

  1. Beto O’Rourke apologizes for 1991 remark about female performers in Broadway show  Texas Tribune
  2. Greg Abbott takes aim at Beto O’Rourke in Fox & Friends appearance  Austin American-Statesman
  3. Willie Nelson rallies for Beto O’Rourke in Texas with new song, ‘Vote ‘Em Out’  USA TODAY
  4. Join Beto for a rally on Saturday, September 29 – Beto for Texas  Beto for Texas
  5. Willie Nelson Will Headline a Rally for Beto O’Rourke  Rolling Stone
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Trump insults female reporter: 'You're not thinking. You never do'

  1. Trump insults female reporter: ‘You’re not thinking. You never do’  USA TODAY
  2. Trump To Female Reporter: ‘I Know You’re Not Thinking, You Never Do’  HuffPost
  3. Trump Insults ABC Reporter, Saying She ‘Never’ Thinks  Bloomberg
  4. White House is not involved with FBI investigation into Kavanaugh allegations, officials say  USA TODAY
  5. Trump goes on a bender  Washington Post
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Republican 'Female Assistant' Explains How She Would Have Silenced Christine Blasey Ford

  1. Republican ‘Female Assistant’ Explains How She Would Have Silenced Christine Blasey Ford  Above the Law
  2. John Yarmuth worries Kavanaugh nomination puts Supreme Court in jeopardy  Courier Journal
  3. Jeff Flake Says Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination Is ‘Over’ If He Lied to the Senate. So What Are We Still Doing Here?  Esquire.com
  4. ‘Little lies point to bigger lies’: How James Comey thinks the FBI could investigate Kavanaugh  Washington Post
  5. Former FBI official: Here’s how I would investigate the Kavanaugh allegations  Fast Company
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Female Jogger Stabbed to Death in 'Random' Attack — Just a Week After Getting Engaged

  1. Female Jogger Stabbed to Death in ‘Random’ Attack — Just a Week After Getting Engaged  PEOPLE.com
  2. Avid jogger stabbed to death in Washington’s Logan Circle neighborhood  USA TODAY
  3. Jogger stabbed to death in Washington, DC, collapses in takeout restaurant as attacker flees, cops say  Fox News
  4. Woman stabbed to death near Logan Circle, police say  FOX 5 DC
  5. DC police ID woman fatally stabbed while jogging near Logan Circle  WTOP
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