A Grasshopper in Tall Grass: Trailer
Season 2 Trailer: Don’t know who Klára Dán von Neumann was? You’re not alone.
Katie Hafner was a longtime reporter for The New York Times, where she continues to be a frequent contributor. Katie is uniquely positioned to tell the stories of lost women of science. Not only does she bring a skilled hand to complex narratives, but she has been writing about women in STEM for nearly 30 years. She is the author of six books of non-fiction, and her first novel, The Boys, was published in July 2022 by Spiegel & Grau. Katie is also the host and executive producer of Our Mothers Ourselves, an interview podcast that celebrates extraordinary mothers.
This episode, Klára is not the computer scientist responsible for your phone's weather app.
In this episode, Klári finds a new home, a new husband, and a new project.
Klári enters the Netherworld of computer simulations and postwar Los Alamos.
This episode, the ENIAC, an early electronic computer, gets a makeover.
This episode, Klári arrives in Princeton just as war breaks out in Europe.
Before she entered a world of computers & weapons, who was Klára von Neumann?