Two decades ago US women earned about 4% of the nation's physics PhDs. Today, they earn about 5%. Although discussed in various forums in recent years, the low representation of women in physics persists. The problem is especially perplexing given the dramatic increases in the percentages of women in other sciences and in engineering.
Women in Physics: Reversing the Exclusion
Mary Fehrs, Roman Czujko; Women in Physics: Reversing the Exclusion. Physics Today 1 August 1992; 45 (8): 33–40. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.881315
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