By Nick

A “scientist” (Ludwik Hirzfeld) from google images. Sourced http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientist

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 lookslikescience.tumblr.com

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.