Dr Jocelyn Bell discovered the pulsar a highly magentised dead star that emits immensely powerful radio waves. Here she is accepting her honorary degree form Lancaster University in a Tesco Burka.
I have been using Dr Bell for a while now, since she faced huge dis crimination as a female astrophysics student in the sixties at Cambridge. And one had the hilarious, though disturbing, situation where her professors preferred to believe her data on the pulsars must be little green men rather than accept the scientific conclusions of a woman that she had discovered a new astrophysical phenomenon.In fact they held a boys only tree house conference in which they considered destroying her data because of the panic it would cause.
Here she is in a short film (2min) talking about her discovery.
I am always interested in the discussion on religious coverings, since in England this is a relatively new phenomenon from recent immigrants.The discussions one finds promoted by the media are of course the worst type of yellow journalism. With rent-a-fundamentalists and bigots helpfully shouting down the camera lense at the audience, and little actual information provided. And, more importantly , one hardly ever sees women on the platform discussing this, since this effects them, not men. Will we ever have objective journalism?
I would love to hear other peoples view on face coverings. Thanks if you comment. And sorry for my delays in posting and replying