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The Resource Headstrong : 52 women who changed science-- and the world, Rachel Swaby

Headstrong : 52 women who changed science-- and the world, Rachel Swaby

Label
Headstrong : 52 women who changed science-- and the world
Title
Headstrong
Title remainder
52 women who changed science-- and the world
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Swaby
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Tone
Writing style
Award
Amelia Bloomer Lists, 2016
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10411488
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Swaby, Rachel
Dewey number
509.2/52
Index
index present
LC call number
Q130
LC item number
.S93 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women scientists
  • Women astronomers
  • Women physicians
  • Women biologists
  • Women physicists
  • Women mathematicians
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
52 women who changed science-- and the world
Label
Headstrong : 52 women who changed science-- and the world, Rachel Swaby
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-263) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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)
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 273 pages
Isbn
9780553446791
Isbn Type
( pbk : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014041421
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)886483944
  • (OCoLC)ocn886483944
  • 449514
Label
Headstrong : 52 women who changed science-- and the world, Rachel Swaby
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-263) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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)
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 273 pages
Isbn
9780553446791
Isbn Type
( pbk : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014041421
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)886483944
  • (OCoLC)ocn886483944
  • 449514

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