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Nobel Prize women in science : their lives, struggles, and momentous discoveries

Author: Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Since 1901 there have been over three hundred recipients of the Nobel Prize in the sciences. Only about 3 percent have been women. This book explores the reasons for this disparity by examining the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch.
Nobel Prize women in science.
Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, ©1998
(DLC) 2002279142
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
ISBN: 9780309072700 0309072700
OCLC Number: 53431507
Notes: "Second edition"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 451 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Front Matter; Contents; Acknowledgments; Author to Reader; 1 A Passion for Discovery; 2 Marie Sklodowska Curie; 3 Lise Meitner; 4 Emmy Noether; 5 Gerty Radnitz Cori; 6 Irène Joliot-Curie; 7 Barbara McClintock; 8 Maria Goeppert Mayer; 9 Rita Levi-Montalcini; 10 Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin; 11 Chien-Shiung Wu; 12 Gertrude Belle Elion; 13 Rosalind Elsie Franklin; 14 Rosalyn Sussman Yalow; 15 Jocelyn Bell Burnell; 16 Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard; Afterword; Notes; Picture Acknowledgments; Index; About the Author.
Responsibility: Sharon Bertsch McGrayne.

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