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Gillian Anderson on a woman who's inspired a generation of scientists
Explore human stories that build connection and understanding — every other Thursday.
This week, Rita's story. In this first episode, find out what revered scientist, Rita Levi-Montalcini, discovered, how she did it, and why Gillian wants you to hear her story. In this article originally published in Nautilus magazine, Bob Goldstein, the head of a biology research lab at the University of North Carolina, pieces together the life and works of Levi-Montalcini; unfurling her incredible perseverance despite adversity. This is What Do I Know?! with Gillian Anderson. Over the coming weeks, we'll be listening to a series of curated audio articles, exploring a range of deeply human stories of social challenges, sexual liberation, phenomenal women and much more. Join us every other Thursday for new episodes as we go on a collective journey of discovery, asking ourselves to truly question, "What do I know?!"