A long article came out in the Daily Collegian yesterday about co-author Jennifer Margulis's mother, Lynn Margulis, a famous microbiologist who won a presidential medial of honor under Bill Clinton and who numbers Al Gore among her admirers and Carl Sagan among her ex-husbands.
Here's an excerpt:
Her list of accomplishments alone, however, is not what makes her one of the most prominent microbiologists in the world. It's her straightforward attitude and unrelenting spirit - the same qualities that propelled her down the winding and sometimes controversial road to where she is today.
Read the full article here.