By Nick

A “scientist” (Ludwik Hirzfeld) from google images. Sourced

This week, a closer look at what scientists really look like with a tumblr blog/page/thing which aims to put an end to the stereotypical view of scientists. Here’s what they say:

“Have you ever searched the Internet for an image of a scientist? Of the first 20 images in a Google image search, only two are women, all are white, and most have either too much or too little hair. Oh and most are sporting spectacles.”

Check it out at

I like this site and how it details the many things that scientists get up to during work hours, in the field, and in their spare time.