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Another great article from Jess Nevins

A short history of the female mad scientist in truth and fiction.

http://io9.com/#!5794436

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  1. Arconus Arkright Arconus Arkright April 22, 2011

    I didn’t notice any mention of “Dark Shadows” in the article. I think there was a female mad scientist on that show. 

  2. Glaubrius Valeska Glaubrius Valeska April 24, 2011

    Doctor Julia Hoffman, Citizen Arkright. As I recall she did the frankenstein thang.

    Seems to me that women do not tend to the mad part of scientist. I mean, jist look at Agatha Hetrodyne!

  3. Glaubrius Valeska Glaubrius Valeska April 24, 2011

    Sofia Kovalevskaya, who figures prominently in Good Citizen Hienrich’s link also figures prominently in Thomas Pynchon’s Against the Day, a fine steampunk novel if you can come to terms with a thousand page book, that is…

     

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