Things I didn’t know about Beatrix Potter

She was a brilliant naturalist — one of the first people in the world to recognize that lichens are a symbiotic organism, for instance. As a woman, however, she was excluded from assuming what would have been, today, her place in the scientific community.

Article here in Chet Raymo’s online Science Musings.

[tags] science, Beatrix Potter [/tags]

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