Nobel Prize Women in Science

Nobel Prize Women in Science

Their Lives, Struggles, and Momentous Discoveries

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Explores the reason for the disparity in the number of male and female Nobel Prize recipients by examining the lives and achievements of 15 women scientists who either won a Nobel Prize or played a crucial role in a Nobel Prize-winning project. Begins with Marie Curie--the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in physics--then introduces other winners, including Christiane Nusslein-Volhard, Emmy Noether, Lise Meitner, Barbara McClintock, Chien-Shiung Wu, and Rosalind Franklin. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Secaucus, N.J. : Carol Pub. Group, 1998
Edition: Rev. ed
ISBN: 9780806520254
Branch Call Number: 509.22 McGrayne 1998
Characteristics: xi, 451 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


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