TITLE

Moon MATH

AUTHOR(S)
Kurzius, Alexa C.
PUB. DATE
January 2017
SOURCE
Scholastic Math;1/16/2017, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Katherine Johnson, a black mathematician at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration who calculated the detailed flight path of the spacecraft of the Apollo 11 mission with astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. It mentions the movie "Hidden Figures" which will be shown in January 2017 about Johnson, now 98 years old, and other black female mathematicians.
ACCESSION #
120517358

 

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