Surprisingly Brilliant

Surprisingly Brilliant

A science history podcast uncovering the little-known stories and less-talked-about people behind well-known science & tech. Written & Hosted by Maren Hunsberger & Greg Foot for Seeker & iHeartRadio... Show More

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June 25, 2020 48 min

Meet the ‘Rope Mother’ - the lady whose code, weaved into copper wire and magnetic rings, saved the Apollo 11 mission to the moon… Greg tells Maren the story of an incredible person who has not only been called The Fourth Astronaut, but who also pioneered, and coined the term for, ‘Software Engineering’.


Experts:

Rod Pyle- https://www.planetary.org/connect/our-experts/profiles/rod-pyle.html

Zoe Corbyn-https://www.theguardian.com/profile/zoe-corbyn


Sources Found here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lHFJJS5dn-2E1IsAVGoiNkVl-PPNzaWKi8aSoTGs35Q/edit

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