Women of Science with Jennifer Perry

Agnes Pockels, was fundamental in establishing the modern discipline known as surface science, which describes the properties of liquid and solid surfaces. Though unable to attend college she studied her brother’s science textbooks. While washing dishes she took note of how water reacted to other substances.
Fossil collector and paleontologist Mary Anning discovered the first ichthyosaur skeleton, and later the first two nearly complete plesiosaur skeletons, and the first pterosaur found outside of Germany, as well as finding and discovering more.