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Discovering Women; Silicon Vision


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Discovering Women
Silicon Vision
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"Discovering Women," narrated by Michelle Pfeiffer, presents the professional and personal stories of six notable women scientists whose work is invaluable to understanding the world. The women profiled range from those at the peak of their careers in the top of their fields to several who are up-and-coming. Their stories reveal how women in the 20th century have made choices, and sometimes sacrifices, to open doors through which the next generation of women can follows. Series release date: 1995

Program Description

105 "Silicon Vision" follows computational neuroscientist Misha Mahowald (Oxford University) as she matches high technology electronics with state-of-the-art biological research in an effort to simulate the human eye.

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Chicago: “Discovering Women; Silicon Vision,” 07/24/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 23, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_96768D8E3ACF4A739470810E1682DEBE.
MLA: “Discovering Women; Silicon Vision.” 07/24/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 23, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_96768D8E3ACF4A739470810E1682DEBE>.
APA: Discovering Women; Silicon Vision. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_96768D8E3ACF4A739470810E1682DEBE
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