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    Headstrong : 52 women who changed science--and the world / Rachel Swaby.
    by Swaby, Rachel, author.
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    New York : Broadway Books, c2015.
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  • Women scientists -- Biography.
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  • Women astronomers -- Biography.
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  • Women physicians -- Biography.
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  • Women biologists -- Biography.
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  • Women physicists -- Biography.
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  • Women mathematicians -- Biography.
  • ISBN: 
    9780553446791 (pbk.) :
    0553446797 (pbk.)
    Description: 
    xiv, 273 pages ; 21 cm
    Edition: 
    First edition.
    Contents: 
    Medicine. Mary Putnam Jacobi (1842-1906) -- Anna Wessels Williams (1863-1954) -- Alice Ball (1892-1916) -- Gerty Radnitz Cori (1896-1957) -- Helen Taussig (1898-1986) -- Elsie Widdowson (1906-2000) -- Virginia Apgar (1909-1974) -- Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910-1994) -- Gertrude Belle Elion (1918-1999) -- Jane Wright (1919-2013) -- Biology and the environment. Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) -- Jeanne Villepreux-Power (1794-1871) -- Mary Anning (1799-1847) -- Ellen Swallow Richards (1842-1911) -- Alice Hamilton (1869-1970) -- Alice Evans (1881-1975) -- Tilly Edinger (1897-1967) -- Rachel Carson (1907-1964) -- Ruth Patrick (1907-2013) -- Genetics and development. Nettie Stevens (1861-1912) -- Hilde Mangold (1898-1924) -- Charlotte Auerbach (1899-1994) -- Barbara McClintock (1902-1992) -- Salome Gluecksohn Waelsch (1907-2007) -- Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909-2012) -- Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958) -- Anne McLaren (1927-2007) -- Lynn Margulis (1938-2011) -- Physics. Émilie du Châtelet (1706-1749) -- Lise Meitner (1878-1968) -- Irène Joliot-Curie (1897-1956) -- Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906-1972) -- Marguerite Perey (1909-1975) -- Chien-Shiung Wu (1912-1997) -- Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (1921-2011) -- Earth and stars. Maria Mitchell (1818-1889) -- Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941) -- Inge Lehmann (1888-1993) -- Marie Tharp (1920-2006) -- Yvonne Brill (1924-2013) -- Sally Ride (1951-2012) -- Math and technology. Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718-1799) -- Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) -- Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) -- Sophie Kowalevski (1850-1891) -- Emmy Noether (1882-1935) -- Mary Cartwright (1900-1998) -- Grace Murray Hopper (1906-1992) -- Invention. Hertha Ayrton (1854-1923) -- Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000) -- Ruth Benerito (1916-2013) -- Stephanie Kwolek (1923-2014).
    Medicine -- Biology and the environment -- Genetics and development -- Physics -- Earth and stars -- Math and technology -- Invention.
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    "Covering Nobel Prize winners and major innovators, as well as lesser-known but hugely significant scientists who influence our every day, Rachel Swaby's ... profiles span centuries of courageous thinkers and illustrate how each one's ideas developed, from their first moment of scientific engagement through the research and discovery for which they're best known"--Page 4 of cover.
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