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The Story of an Old Timer: Women in Science

Dr. Louise McDowell

Here's a picture of Dr. Louise McDowell, Professor of Physics at Wellesley College, conducting experiments (in late 1918) at NBS on insulating material at radio frequencies.

This brings us to another important advance the Bureau pioneered during the war years - employing women in positions of science!

Created March 10, 2017, Updated August 16, 2022