Katherine Johnson, pioneering Nasa mathematician, 1918-2020 | Curio

Katherine Johnson, pioneering Nasa mathematician, 1918-2020

6 mins | Mar 3, 2020

A human 'computer' who broke colour barriers and was essential to early space flight. One of the "Hidden Figures", and pioneering NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson passed away in February 2020. Anjana Ahuja writing in the Financial Times pays tribute to the remarkable American mathematician.

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From Financial Times