With our love of NASA, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and science museums, it's safe to say that life as a scientist is a definite dream. Which is why it's always exciting to see the traditionally male-dominated world of Hollywood include strong roles for women in the sciences. Check out our picks for favorite female characters in film with enough knowledge in chemistry, astrophysics, or paleobotany to be worthy of their own movies.
Science Is Sexy! 6 Female Scientists From the Silver Screen