Women in science : 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world

Book
Published 2016
Item Details
ISBN:
9781607749769
1607749769
Edition:
First edition.
Description:
127 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes:
Includes filmography (page 122), bibliographical references (page 123) and index.
Contents:
Introduction
Hypatia (350 CE-370 (?) -415 CE Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717)
Wang Zhenyi (1768-1797)
Mary Anning (1799-1847)
Ada Lovelace (1815-1852)
Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910)
Hertha Ayrton (1854-1923)
Karen Horney (1885-1952)
Nettie Stevens (1861-1912)
Florence Bascom (1862-1945)
Marie Curie (1867-1934)
Mary Agnes Chase (1869-1963)
Timeline
Lise Meitner (1878-1968)
Lillian Gilbreth (1878-1972)
Emmy Noether (1882-1935)
Edith Clarke (1883-1959)
Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1890-1998)
Alice Ball (1892-1916)
Gerty Cori (1896-1957)
Joan Beauchamp Procter (1897-1931)
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (1900-1979)
Barbara McClintock (1902-1992)
Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906-1972)
Grace Hopper (1906-1992)
Rachel Carson (1907-1964)
Lab tools
Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909-2012)
Dorothy Hodgkin (1910-1994)
Chien-Shiung Wu (1912-1997)
Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000)
Mamie Phipps Clark (1917-1983)
Gertrude Elion (1918-1999)
Katherine Johnson (1918- )
Jane Cooke Wright (1919-2013)
Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958)
Rosalyn Yalow (1921-2011)
Esther Lederberg (1922-2006)
Statistics in stem
Vera Rubin (1928- )
Annie Easley (1933-2011)
Jane Goodall (1934- )
Sylvia Earle (1935- )
Valentina Tereshkova (1937- )
Patricia Bath (1942- )
Christiane Nusslein-Volhard (1942- )
Jocelyn Bell Burnell (1943- )
Sau Lan Wu (194?- )
Elizabeth Blackburn (1948- )
Katia Krafft (1942-1991)
Mae Jemison (1956- )
May-Britt Moser (1963- )
Maryam Mirzakhani (1977- )
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