Sunday, August 26, 2018

Happy 100th Birthday Katherine Johnson!

Happy 100th Birthday Katherine Johnson!

Happy birthday to a legend in mathematics and astronomy, Katherine Johnson! 

Learn more about this legendary mathematician who played a huge role in of getting astronauts into space while breaking down doors and societal barriers here:

NASA’s autobiography of Katherine Johnson:

West Virginia State University Honors Johnson and Names a Scholarship after her:

Daily Press:  ‘Human Computer’ turns 100

May the 100th birthday find the Ms. Johnson in good health and in good spirits.  May the women of Hidden Figures be no longer hidden and remembered and celebrated for centuries to come.


HP 20S: Gamma Function Approximation (Stirling's Formula)

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