Meet Lewis Latimer, the inventor WHO worked on some of the most important inventions of his time, like the lightbulb and the telephone! As a son of slaves, Lewis persevered through difficult challenges of discrimination and segregation WHEN he pursued his passions. Join host Rebecca Sheir as we meet this brilliant inventor who brought so […]
Who, When, Wow!
Who, When, Wow! is a new Tinkercast original podcast that takes listeners on an auditory journey into the lives of unsung heroes, unknown heroines and amazing humans who make us say “WOW!” Listen to any free episode right here and keep the wow rolling at home with our free activities and resources.
This Week's Episode:
Meet Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu, one of the world’s most influential physicists WHO was also known as the “First Lady of Physics.” She stunned her mentors and colleagues with her discoveries, especially WHEN she disproved a law of nature and helped with a secret government nuclear project to bring an end to World War II. Join host Rebecca Sheir as we meet this brilliant scientist who uncovered so much WOW in our world. Then, head to whowhenwow.com for activities based on this episode! Originally aired 10/27/21.