(BBC) - The Wikipedia profiles of women in technology and engineering will be updated at an "edit-a-thon" held at the Royal Society next month.
She worked with mathematical engineer Charles Babbage on his "analytical machine" in the early 19th Century.
The machine, which was designed but never actually built, is considered to be the foundation for modern computers.
Among the profiles being considered for the edit-a-thon are Dame Kathleen Lonsdale, a crystallographer who discovered the chemical structure of oil component benzene, and Dr Elsie Widdowson who oversaw the introduction of vitamin supplements to food during World War II rationing.
Another candidate, Mary Buckland, is mentioned only in her husband William's Wikipedia entry although the pair worked together as palaeontologists finding, recording and identifying fossils in the 1800s... Source/Origin >> Read More