Without their motivation, she may never have been given credit for her accomplishments.
The world of science has long been dominated by men, so when Candance Jean Anderson found a group photo from the 1971 International Conference on Biology of Whales, she wanted to know who the lone woman in the group could be. But, though the articles recording the events named every man in the photo, the woman was marked as “not identified.”
But Candance couldn’t solve the mystery alone. So she took to Twitter to find some helpers, and people were more than eager to help her solve the mystery.