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Ada Lovelace day: our tribute to Ethel Florey

October 7, 2011

Erika Taylor
Our nomination of scientist for this year’s Ada Lovelace Day is Ethel Florey. You are more likely to have heard of her Nobel Prize winning husband Howard, but Ethel was also part of the team that established the antibiotic qualities of penicillin and worked out how to produce it in medical quantities.

The Powerhouse Museum celebrates Ada Lovelace Day

March 23, 2010

Matthew Connell
We are delighted to be participating in Ada Lovelace Day, an international day of blogging on 24 March 2010 to celebrate the achievements of women in technology and science. Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron, is an intriguing figure.