Women have made breakthroughs in technology and science—among other areas—since the beginning of time, but they haven't always been recognized for them. Ahead, we've highlighted 16 important females who either had men take credit for their work or who went unrecognized altogether, because sexism is, and always has been, very much alive.More
The invention of everyone's favorite board game has been credited to Charles Darrow, who sold it to Parker Brothers in 1935. However, it was Elizabeth Magie Phillips who came up with the original inspiration, The Landlord's Game, in 1903. Ironically, she designed the game to protest against monopolists such as Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller.
Rubin is known as the astrophysicist who confirmed the existence of dark matter in the atmosphere. She worked with astronomer Kent Ford in the '60s and '70s, when they discovered the reasoning behind stars' movement outside of the galaxy. She's dubbed a "national treasure," but remains without a Noble Peace Prize because, well, you can guess why.