Five Questions for Meg Urry

Long before #MeToo, the Yale astronomer led the fight against sexism in academia. Now her movement is gaining ground.

“We hold as fundamental that women and men are equally capable of doing excellent science.” In 1992, these were incendiary words. One of their chief authors was Meg Urry, then a young researcher; as she rose through the profession, she’s remained at the forefront of the battle against sexism in science. (Visual: )

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