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18 Tweets That Are Too Real For Women In STEM

"Emailing potential PhD advisors is emotionally very similar to asking your middle school crush to the big dance, but like, 1000000x worse."

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If you think you have a stupid question, just remember NASA engineers once asked Sally Ride if 100 tampons were enough for a 7 day mission.

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@iamscicomm Me: "I'm a physicist" Innocent bystander: "you must be so smart" Me: *walks into wall*

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Girls are better at quantum entanglement because they brush their hair more. https://t.co/mS5BLwgMrE

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Me: *writes post about how misogyny is real* The comments: "Die, you f#cking c#nt" Me: "I STAND CORRECTED"

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Another day, another situation where I have to finely walk the line as a women in STEM of pushing back vs. becoming the argumentative woman.

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More ladies should leave internet comments on men's accomplishments like "he sucks as an astronaut but i'd sit on his face"

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I'm just going to tell people I moved to California for a sugar daddy because apparently I don't look like a scientist.

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Behind every strong woman is 5 other strong women who proofread her email real quick when they had a second

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Every tweet today: I am a white man and I got all Us at A Level and now I the king of a small principality and also an astronaut

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Imagine implying that a woman who can succeed in the tech field is as real as Santa Claus and thinking you're makin… https://t.co/aVBEgRoAT6

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I now have the perfect footnote for all those hard-to-source occasions.

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I hope the professor eventually shows up. I am in my office. I'm the professor.

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Emailing potential Ph.D advisors is emotionally very similar to asking your middle school crush to the big dance, but like, 1000000x worse

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"You might be a working astronaut, BUT I AM A MAN"

Kelly Oakes is science editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.

Contact Kelly Oakes at kelly.oakes@buzzfeed.com.

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