Physics & Astronomy Women by the Numbers

Just pulling stuff into one place. I’m just going to let the numbers speak for themselves. From “Fighting the Gender Gap“: In 1994-1995, female students typically scored 50 points lower on Physics SAT II In 1994 Women typically scored 150 points lower on Physics GRE, even when comparing male and female students who otherwise perform identically academically From Women in Physics 2005 In 2003, women earned 22% of the physics and 46% of the Astronomy Bachelors degrees In 2003, women earned 18%  physics and 26% of astronomy PhD In 2005, women made of 10% of the physics and 14% of the astronomy faculty “Even when working in the same sector for the same number of years, women’s salaries are lower than men’s in physics and...

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