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The Resource Women in science : 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world, written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky

Women in science : 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world, written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky

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Women in science : 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world
Title
Women in science
Title remainder
50 fearless pioneers who changed the world
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's a scientific fact: Women rock! A charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times best seller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, singular art, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary. The trailblazing women profiled include well-known figures like primatologist Jane Goodall, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American physicist and mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the 1969 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 more!From the Hardcover edition
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1989-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ignotofsky, Rachel
Dewey number
509.2/52
Index
index present
LC call number
Q141
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women scientists
  • Women scientists
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Science
  • Sociology
  • Women's studies
  • Women scientists
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Women in science : 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world, written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Hypatia (350 CE-370 (?) -415 CE (?)) -- Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) -- Wang Zhenyi (1768-1797) -- Mary Anning (1799-1847) -- Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) -- Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) -- Hertha Ayrton (1854-1923) -- Karen Horney (1885-1952) -- Nettie Stevens (1861-1912) -- Florence Bascom (1862-1945) -- Marie Curie (1867-1934) -- Mary Agnes Chase (1869-1963) -- Timeline -- Lise Meitner (1878-1968) -- Lillian Gilbreth (1878-1972) -- Emmy Noether (1882-1935) -- Edith Clarke (1883-1959) -- Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1890-1998) -- Alice Ball (1892-1916) -- Gerty Cori (1896-1957) -- Joan Beauchamp Procter (1897-1931) -- Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin 1900-1979) -- Barbara McClintock (1902-1992) -- Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906-1972) -- Grace Hopper (1906-1992) -- Rachel Carson (1907-1964) -- Lab tools -- Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909-2012) -- Dorothy Hodgkin (1910-1994) -- Chien-Shiung Wu (1912-1997) -- Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000) -- Mamie Phipps Clark (1917-1983) -- Gertrude Elion (1918-1999) -- Katherine Johnson (1918- ) -- Jane Cooke Wright (1919-2013) -- Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958) -- Rosalyn Yalow (1921-2011) -- Esther Lederberg (1922-2006) -- Statistics in stem -- Vera Rubin (1928- ) -- Annie Easley (1933-2011) -- Jane Goodall (1934- ) -- Sylvia Earle (1935- ) -- Valentina Tereshkova (1937- ) -- Patricia Bath (1942- ) -- Christiane Nusslein-Volhard (1942- ) -- Jocelyn Bell Burnell (1943- ) -- Sau Lan Wu (194?- ) -- Elizabeth Blackburn (1948- ) -- Katia Krafft (1942-1991) -- Mae Jemison (1956- ) -- May-Britt Moser (1963- ) -- Maryam Mirzakhani (1977- ) -- More women in science
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781607749776
Lccn
2016008638
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
64FA70FF-74CE-4D04-A38E-D7DA68D3EBB0
System control number
  • ocn940455403
  • (OCoLC)940455403
Label
Women in science : 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world, written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Hypatia (350 CE-370 (?) -415 CE (?)) -- Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) -- Wang Zhenyi (1768-1797) -- Mary Anning (1799-1847) -- Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) -- Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) -- Hertha Ayrton (1854-1923) -- Karen Horney (1885-1952) -- Nettie Stevens (1861-1912) -- Florence Bascom (1862-1945) -- Marie Curie (1867-1934) -- Mary Agnes Chase (1869-1963) -- Timeline -- Lise Meitner (1878-1968) -- Lillian Gilbreth (1878-1972) -- Emmy Noether (1882-1935) -- Edith Clarke (1883-1959) -- Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1890-1998) -- Alice Ball (1892-1916) -- Gerty Cori (1896-1957) -- Joan Beauchamp Procter (1897-1931) -- Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin 1900-1979) -- Barbara McClintock (1902-1992) -- Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906-1972) -- Grace Hopper (1906-1992) -- Rachel Carson (1907-1964) -- Lab tools -- Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909-2012) -- Dorothy Hodgkin (1910-1994) -- Chien-Shiung Wu (1912-1997) -- Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000) -- Mamie Phipps Clark (1917-1983) -- Gertrude Elion (1918-1999) -- Katherine Johnson (1918- ) -- Jane Cooke Wright (1919-2013) -- Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958) -- Rosalyn Yalow (1921-2011) -- Esther Lederberg (1922-2006) -- Statistics in stem -- Vera Rubin (1928- ) -- Annie Easley (1933-2011) -- Jane Goodall (1934- ) -- Sylvia Earle (1935- ) -- Valentina Tereshkova (1937- ) -- Patricia Bath (1942- ) -- Christiane Nusslein-Volhard (1942- ) -- Jocelyn Bell Burnell (1943- ) -- Sau Lan Wu (194?- ) -- Elizabeth Blackburn (1948- ) -- Katia Krafft (1942-1991) -- Mae Jemison (1956- ) -- May-Britt Moser (1963- ) -- Maryam Mirzakhani (1977- ) -- More women in science
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781607749776
Lccn
2016008638
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
64FA70FF-74CE-4D04-A38E-D7DA68D3EBB0
System control number
  • ocn940455403
  • (OCoLC)940455403

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