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7 lessons from ‘Hidden Figures’ NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson’s life and career

BY: - March 12, 2020

Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who made critical contributions to the space program at NASA, died Feb. 24 at the age of 101. Johnson became a household name thanks to the celebrated book “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians who Helped Win the Space Race,” which later […]