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#1. In the Pythagorean system, thinking about numbers, or doing mathematics, was an inherently masculine task. Mathematics was associated with the gods, and with transcendence from the material world; women, by their nature, were supposedly rooted in this latter, baser realm. - Author: Margaret Wertheim
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#2. Computers are very powerful tools, but in the simulated world of the computer, everything has to be calculated. - Author: Margaret Wertheim
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#3. Female physicists, astronomers and mathematicians are up against more than 2,000 years of convention that has long portrayed these fields as inherently male. - Author: Margaret Wertheim
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#4. If I could do anything in my life and be remembered for anything, I would like to be remembered for helping the world see the value of physical engagement with ideas. - Author: Margaret Wertheim
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#5. Nature doesn't feel compelled to stick to a mathematically precise algorithm; in fact, nature probably can't stick to an algorithm. - Author: Margaret Wertheim
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#6. When I was a physics major in the late 1970s, my very few fellow female students and I had high hopes that women would soon stand equal with men in science. But progress has proved slower than many of us imagined. - Author: Margaret Wertheim
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#7. One of the great sources of employment for people with Ph.D.s in geometry is the animation industry. - Author: Margaret Wertheim
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#8. All gradients of reality, all existential distinctions, have finally been annihilated. - Author: Margaret Wertheim
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#9. Though women are no longer barred from university laboratories and scientific societies, the idea that they are innately less suited to mathematical science is deeply ingrained in our cultural genes. - Author: Margaret Wertheim
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