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Pioneering NASA ‘Hidden Figure’ Evelyn Boyd Granville dies at age 99

Trailblazing NASA “Hidden Figure” and Black mathematician, Evelyn Boyd Granville, has died at the age of 99. 

Granville was one of the first two Black women in the United States to earn a Ph.D in mathematics. Her degree, despite hardships, led to positions working on NASA’s early human spaceflight missions and a long career in education. 

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