Explanation: It’s 1961 and segregation is rife in America. The US and USSR are locked in a Cold War and the Space Race is its most public battle. Each country is ferociously trying to assert its power over the other while their citizens live in perpetual fear.
All the while, three unassuming women in an office in Virginia are changing the course of history.
Hidden Figures tells the story of these three African-American mathematicians; Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson. During the Cold War, the trio worked at Nasa’s Langley Research Centre in Hampton as the US raced against the USSR to put a man into space. The intellectuals played a vital role in the launch of the now late astronaut John Glenn into orbit as well as in orchestrating his safe return.
The highly lauded film – which has already won awards from the Screen Actors Guild, African-American Film Critics Association, Casting Society of America and received nominations for the Academy Awards and British Academy Film Awards – is released in the UK on February 17. Based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly, it aims to showcase what can be done in the face of adversity, when sexism and racism tries to put you in a box and what can happen when these walls are knocked down.
rior to the colonization of the country by the Spaniards,there were already many thriving communities in the island of Panay. These communities or barangays were generally situated along river banks or the seacoasts and were linear in character; meaning, the houses were in a line. There were also thriving communities that were nuclear or concentrated in one area but they were few.
Alam niyo ba ang kalendaryo ay isa sa naiambag ng mga egyptian ay nakatutulong upang matiyak ng tao kung anong araw na nang araw na iyon sa bawat paglipas ng panahon. Alam niyo bang isa sa mga mahahalagang ambag ng Ehipto ang wastong pagsulat? Dahil dito ay nagkaroon tayo ng maayos na komunikasyon at mas malinaw na pagkakaunawaan. Dahil sa kabihasnang Egyptian ang kalendaryo, ang ating wastong pagsusulat at iba pa. ay ating ginamit ngayon.