Hertha Marks Ayrton Google Doodle marks 162nd birthday of “The Electric Arc” author

by Amy Gesenhues
Google is paying tribute to the first woman to read a scientific paper in front of London’s Royal Society with today’s Hertha Marks Ayrton Google doodle. Ayrton set a historical precedent for woman when she read her scientific paper “The Origin and Growth of Ripple Marks,” presenting her findings around ripple marks left on the sand as a wave washes over it.Read the full article