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#UnapologeticallyFeministScientist: Tucker Carlson Twitter Shamed After Wondering How 'Feminists Do Science' in US

Absurd question by Fox News host prompts response: "you underestimate how many of us feminist scientists there really are"

Women hold signs during the March for Science in Washington D.C. on April 22, 2017.

Women hold signs during the March for Science in Washington D.C. on April 22, 2017. (Photo: Susan Melkisethian/flickr/cc)

"How did we wind up with a country in which feminists do science?"

That comment from Fox News host Tucker Carlson Thursday inspired blowback from scientists. 

The right-wing host's remark came after he pointed to a recent study pointing to "toxic masculinity" hampering eco-friendly actions.

On Friday morning, the grassroots group 500 Women Scientists called for a direct response to Carlson.

"Friends and allies," the group tweeted, "Let's show @TuckerCarlson how many of us feminist scientists there really are. Tweet your name, your science, a photo of your science and the hashtag #unapologeticallyfeministscientist."

A flurry of responses followed. A sampling is below:

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