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Physics Gender Gap May Be Keeping Women From Joining The Field
2012-12-31 05:02:42

Only one out of every five honors-level physics students at UK high schools are women, and only 17-percent of female students apply for undergraduate-level programs in the field at universities, the Institute of Physics (IOP) discovered in a recent study.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.