One of the few things that horrified me when I arrived in Australia (in 1999) was to discover that, several years ago the high school physics curriculum was "feminised". In other words, to make it more appealing to girls, our curriculum's designers substituted formulae with essays! What a disaster…
- Professor Michelle Simmons of the University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Did you think physics was about equations? How wrong you were! Thanks to a special form of gender-norming, Australian physics students have been writing essays about the history and sociology of physics.