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Forgotten women : the scientists / Zing Tsjeng.

Forgotten women : the scientists / Zing Tsjeng.
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Record Number 19459
ISBN 9781844039838 (hbk) A
Location 305.42 FOR
Author Tsjeng, Zing (author.).
Title Forgotten women : the scientists / Zing Tsjeng.
Portion of title Scientists
Published London : Cassell Illustrated, [2018]
©2018.
Collation 224 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 cm.
Content types text
still image
Carrier type volume
Series Forgotten women
General Note Collection: W Women
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Note This book celebrates 48 unsung scientific heroines whose hugely important, yet broadly unacknowledged or incorrectly attributed, discoveries have transformed our understanding of the scientific world. Mary Anning, the amateur paleontologist whose fossil findings changed scientific thinking about prehistoric life. Emmy Noether, dubbed The Mighty Mathematician You've Never Heard Of. Ynés Mexía, the Mexican-American botanist who discovered over 500 new plant species. Wangari Maathai, who started an environmental and ecological revolution in Kenya. Margaret Sanger, the maverick nurse who paved the way for the legalization of contraception. Chapters including Earth & Universe; Biology & Natural Sciences; Medicine & Psychology; Physics & Chemistry; Mathematics and Technology & Inventions profile the female scientists who have defied the odds, and the opposition, to change the world around us.
Topical Term Women scientists -- Biography
Women -- Biography
Women -- History
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