Women of Science Tarot
A card game for telling stories about our future, based on principles of science. This unique tarot deck was made possible by more than 300 Kickstarter backers.
Is this science? No, it's a game! The Women of Science Tarot Deck is a game of cards for telling stories: stories about our lives, stories about our universe, and stories about our future. We’ve updated our tarot to reflect our scientific, 21st-century curiosity about how the world works. It's a modern, feminist tarot deck that anyone can enjoy.
Why are you doing this? Our main goal as science communicators is to get people excited about science, to make science a more inclusive space, and to give people a sense of agency in scientific spaces. We don't think creativity, storytelling, magical thinking, and scientific thinking are totally disparate subjects. Here's a longer answer, by the illustrator himself:
Meet the women
This deck features 56 incredible women in STEM throughout history. Find their stories, and more, in our Science Heroes series: