Philae Lander: One Small Step for Science, One Giant Sexist Shirt for Mankind?

November 15, 2014 4:03 PM

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Philae Lander: One Small Step for Science, One Giant Sexist Shirt for Mankind?

So after landing the spacecraft Philae on a comet 300 million miles away, the real issue seems to be what one of people responsible, Matt Taylor (right), was wearing at the press conference announcing the achievement.

Among the negative comments: "No no women are toooootally welcome in our community, just ask the dude in this shirt..." and "I don't care what scientists wear. But a shirt featuring women in lingerie isn't appropriate for a broadcast if you care about women in STEM."

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