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Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

Throughout history, many women have asked questions about our world. When they were told, 'You can't', they replied: 'Try and stop me.'


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By (author) Rachel Ignotofsky
Publication Date 09/03/2017
ISBN13 / Product Code 9781526360519
ISBN10 1526360519

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A gloriously illustrated celebration of trailblazing women. Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, from both the ancient and modern worlds. The book also contains fascinating infographics and an illustrated scientific glossary. The extraordinary women profiled include well-known figures like the physicist and chemist Marie Curie, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Women in Science celebrates the achievements of the intrepid women who have paved the way for the next generation of female engineers, biologists, mathematicians, doctors, astronauts, physicists and beyond ...

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