Eunice Newton Foote made groundbreaking contributions to climate science in the 19th century.
Her experiments revealed the heat-absorbing properties of carbon dioxide and its potential impact on Earth's temperature.
Foote's work was largely overlooked and only recognized years later.
Foote's legacy inspires scientists and activists today.
Her experiment on carbon dioxide was designated a National Historic Chemical Landmark.
Her story highlights the importance of addressing gender bias and promoting diversity in science and other fields.