VERA RUBIN: A Life
The first biography of a pioneering astronomer who made significant contributions to our understanding of dark matter and championed the advancement of women in science.
In 2013, a crew of 30 Greenpeace activists and scientists from around the world set out to protest peacefully on the first ever oil rig in Arctic waters.
They were assaulted at gunpoint by Russian soldiers and sentenced to 10 years in prison without a proper trial. This is their story.
SALLY RIDE: America's First Woman in Space
Sally Ride made history as the first American woman in space. A member of the first astronaut class to include women, she broke through a quarter-century of white male fighter jocks when NASA chose her for the seventh shuttle mission, cracking the celestial ceiling and inspiring several generations of women.
Emmy Noether's important contributions to abstract algebra are unparalleled. She discovered Noether's theorem, which is fundamental in mathematical physics. She was described by Pavel Alexandrov, Albert Einstein, Jean Dieudonné, Hermann Weyl and Norbert Wiener as the most important woman in the history of mathematics.
New Orleans native, Louis Armstrong played a pivotal role in the birth of jazz but little is known about his role in civil rights. Louis was a true artist, self-taught, who paved the way for generations of others. Louis was a powerful voice and pathfinder in the movement using his artistry to open doors to African Americans.
FREUD’S LAST SESSION
Based upon the critically acclaimed play by Mark St. Germain, Freud’s Last Session examines the beliefs of C. S. Lewis and Freud on the eve of World War 2.