"In 1976, I wondered why TIME didn't have a triumphant Patti Smith on its cover," writes Michael Stipe. He also suggests they put her on the cover now. For now, she'll have to settle for being one-hundredth of the annual Time 100 Most Influential People.
You probably heard that NASA announced a groundbreaking discovery that expands the definition of life as we know it. Did you know the lead scientist is a woman named Felisa Wolfe-Simon — and she's young? Prepare to feel inadequate.