by Rebecca Pahle | 11:28 am, August 12th, 2013
This is Katharine Burr Blodgett, the first woman to get a PhD in physics from Cambridge in addition to being the first woman scientist to join the GE Research Laboratory. She’s known widely as the inventor of “invisible glass.” “But most glass is invisible anyway,” I hear you say. “It’s glass.” Well you can back that assumption right up, because KBB here figured out how to make glass mostly non-reflective and therefore, yes, nearly invisible.
Behind the cut you’ll find another awesome lady hailing from GE’s past. This one worked with jet engines. Jet engines, you guys.READ MORE