Magnificent Minds

Magnificent Minds

Sixteen Remarkable Women of Science and Medicine

Book - 2015
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Publisher: ©2015
Boston, Massachusetts :, Tumblehome Learning, Inc.,, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780989792479
Characteristics: 140 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Midwife to the queen, Louise Bourgeois Boursier
Figuring the stars, Maria Cunitz
Chemistry for women, Marie Meurdrac
A physicist of Bologna, Laura Bassi
A loom that weaves numbers, Augusta Ada Byron, Countess Lovelace
Health care researcher and statistician, Florence Nightingale
Through a different door, Mary Putnam Jacobi
The exalted and mysterious science, Sophie Kovalevskaya
Radioactivity and the first woman Nobelist, Marie Sklodowska Curie
The physics of fission, Lise Meitner
A founder of abstract algebra, Emmy Noether
Jumping genes, Barbara McClintock
Languages of the admiral, Grace Murray Hopper
The mystery of crystals, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin
Beta decay, Chien-Shiung Wu
Inventing medicines, Gertrude B. Elion
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