Eunice Foote

  • Born

    Eunice Foote was born in Goshen, Connecticut on July 17 1819,the daughter of Thirza Newton and Isaac Newton
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    Eunice Foote

    The life of scientist Eunice Foote
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    From 1836 to 1838 Eunice studied at the Troy Female Seminary, later called Emma Willard School.
  • Wedding

    On 12 August 1841, he married Elisha Foote, living in Seneca Falls.
  • Firts daughter

    Firts daughter
    Mary Foote born July 21, 1842, was Eunice’s first daughter
  • Second daughter

    Second daughter
    Augusta Newton Fooote was born on October 24, 1844
  • Activis

    She was a member of the Editorial Committee for the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention, the first women’s rights convention
  • Article

    In 1856 Eunice Foote’s article was published in the American Journal of Science and Arts under the title 'Circumstances affecting the heat of the Sun’s rays'
  • Scientific work

    Scientific work
    Modern researchers overlooked Foote’s research, but she had made her own experiment by discovering the famous greenhouse effect
  • Last investigation

    Last investigation
    Eunice Foote conducted his last documented research in 1858, a publication on the electrical properties of gases at different pressures and temperatures, relating it again to the behavior of the atmosphere.
  • Inventions

    She received a patent in 1860 on filling the soles of boots and shoes in a piece of vulcanized rubber to prevent squeaking when walking.
  • Inventions 2

    Inventions 2
    In 1867 Foote invented a paper-making machine that produced a paper that was stronger, smoother and easier for straight cutting.
  • Career abandonment

    Career abandonment
    That was his last invention since it is said that he decided to finish his career until his death in 1888
  • Publications

    Of the 16 physics articles published by American women in the 19th century, only two were published before 1889 and both were written by Eunice Foote.
  • Discovery of his work

    Discovery of his work
    Eunice Foote was rescued from oblivion by Raymond Sorenson, who was the first to publish an article on Foote in 2011