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17 Tweets That Will Make Women In STEM Laugh And Cry Simultaneously

"Men statistically have larger brains than women, which is why men are usually smarter and elephants rule us all from their laser-hovercraft."

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This cat as a metaphor for imposter syndrome.

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

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scientist: "does everyone here know what Watson and Crick discovered?" me from back of room: "Rosalind Franklin's notes"

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After my talk: Guy: so who coded your demos? Me: I did G: so you used a GUI? M: no I coded it G: you code? M: yes G: no, like actual code

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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 guessing Richard Davies knows best what it's like being a woman in science.

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@voldemortsbicep i'm so sorry but this was truly perfect

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Men statistically have larger brains than women, which is why men are usually smarter and elephants rule us all from their laser-hovercraft

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@gary4205 I dunno, man, I already went and got a PhD in astrophysics. Seems like more than that would be overkill at this point.

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Perhaps I should give my PhD to this person who knows lots about a book they haven't read.

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Guys. I can't tell you how frustrating shit like this is. Especially having to deal with comments like this over an… https://t.co/BEx5uMRNeC

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male scientist 1: well? male scientist 2: it's for sure one or the other male placard shopkeep: guys, we're closing

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We need to stop asking famous women which inspiring woman made her into a feminist and start asking her which act by a mediocre man did

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

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