Science and fashion, does that go together?

How does a scientist look like? Why is it that the perception of a scientist is the nerdy, old, frumpy man with a beard, shoulder long thinning hair and an egg head sticking out of the sauerkraut-like gray hair? Old, male, not groomed? Sort of a blend of Einstein minus the sticking out tongue and [...]

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Outfits to look pro at a science conference

OMG, I was wearing a black leather skirt and a red blouse with black pumps when I gave my first presentation at a conference in Oxford at the Rutherford Laboratories as a graduate student in 1987! My adviser had told me to wear a black skirt and a blouse. The only black skirt I had [...]