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What Changed Dr. Bondar’s View
Piya Chattopadhyay | The Sunday Magazine (CBC) | January 16 2022 Roberta Bondar left Earth 30 years ago and never saw the planet the same after that Thirty years after becoming the first neurologist and the first Canadian woman in … Continue reading →04
Happy Birthday, Roberta!
On this day in Sault Ste Marie Ontario, future neuro-ophthalmologist and payload specialist Roberta Lynn Bondar was born. Of course, no one knew all that at the time. Or even what those words meant. She had to learn to walk … Continue reading →
Tag Archives: ocean cartography
On July 30, 1920, Marie Tharp was born in Ypsilanti, Michigan. A pioneering oceanographic cartographer, she mapped the ocean floor and co-discovered the Mid-Oceanic Ridges, along with her colleague Bruce Heezen, Columbia University’s team leader of ocean ridge mapping. As … Continue reading