Elsa, 20, California, in fifty words or less: Devout atheist. Angry feminist. Apterous. Actual praying mantis. Socially liberal. Borderline existentialist. Pretentious fuckwad. Terrible poet. Human disaster. Awkward loser. Life goal: the final frontier. In a passionate love-hate relationship with the world.
Jeremy Knowles, discussing the complete lack of recognition Cecilia Payne gets, even today, for her revolutionary discovery. (via alliterate)