Photos by WENN.com, Getty Images via sandrarose: Katherine Johnson, the NASA space scientist and mathematician who’s calculations helped send astronauts into space, passed away of natural causes at age 101. Actress Taraji P. Henson penned a heartfelt tribute to the NASA scientist she portrayed in the Oscar nominated 2016 movie Hidden Figures. Henson, 49, took to Instagram on […]


via CNN: For decades, the contributions of the black, female mathematicians who helped get NASA astronauts into space stayed essentially hidden. Not anymore. Now, you’ll be reminded of what the women did even before you pull into NASA headquarters. That’s because the street on which the building sits has been renamed Hidden Figures Way. The new […]