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Headstrong : 52 women who changed science-- and the world

Swaby, Rachel (Author).

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George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library Y 509.2 SWABY 34510010895181 Teen Area - Non-fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780553446791 ( pbk : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780553446807 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781101890578 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 273 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-263) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The earth and stars -- Mary Putnam Jacobi (1842) -- Maria Mitchell (1818) -- Annie Jump Cannon (1863) -- Inge Lehmann (1888) -- Marie Tharp (1920) -- Yvonne Brill (1924) -- Sally Ride (1951) -- Medicine -- Anna Williams (1863) -- Alice Ball (1892) -- Gerti Radnitz Cori (1896) -- Helen Brooke Taussing (1898) -- Elsie Widdowson (1906) -- Virginia Apgar (1909) -- Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910) -- Gertrude Elion (1918) -- Jane C. wright (1919) -- Biology and the environment -- Maria Sibylla Merian (1647) -- Jeanne Villepreux-Power (1794) -- Mary Anning (1799) -- Ellen Swallow Richards (1842) -- Alice Hamilton (1869) -- Alice Evans (1881) -- Tilly Edinger (1897) -- Rachel Carson (1907) -- Ruth Patrick (1907) -- Genetics and development -- Nettie Stevens (1861) -- Hilde Mangold (1898) -- Charlotte Auerbach (1899) -- Barbara McClintock (1902) -- Salome G. Waelsch (1907) -- Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909) -- Rosalind Franklin (1920) -- Anne McLaren (1927) -- Lynn Margulis (1938) -- Physics -- Emilie du Chatelet (1706) -- Lise Meitner (1878) -- Irene Juliot-Curie (1897) -- Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906) -- Marguerite Perey (1909) -- Chien-Shiung Wu (1912) -- Rosalyn Yalow (1921) -- Math and technology -- Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718) -- Ada Lovelace (1815) -- Florence Nightingale (1820) -- Sophie Kowalevski (1850) -- Emmy Noether (1882) -- Mary Cartwright (1900) -- Grace Murray Hopper (1906) -- Invention -- Hertha Ayrton (1854) -- Hedy Lamarr (1913) -- Ruth Benerito (1916) -- Stephanie Kwolek (1923).
Subject: Women scientists Biography
Women astronomers Biography
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