Ganked shamelessly from the Scientists and Engineers for America newsletter:
To celebration Black History Month, SEA staff has chosen five brilliant scientists and engineers for this week’s matching trivia.
1. Dale Brown Emeagwali
2. George Washington Carver
3. Charles Henry Turner
4. Aprille Ericsson
5. Mark Dean
A. Zoologist first to prove insects can hear.
B. First female Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Howard University and the first African-American female Ph.D. in engineering from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
C. Ph.D. from Stanford who led the first team to develop a one-gigahertz computer microprocessor chip.
D. Scientist-botanist from Missouri who transformed plant products in the 1920s.
E. The 1996 Scientist of the Year from the National Technical Association. A microbiologist.
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