Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science-and the World

Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science-and the World Author Rachel Swaby
ISBN-10 0553446797
ISBN-13 9780553446791
Year 2015-04-07
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher Broadway Books
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Fifty two inspiring and insightful profiles of historys brightest female scientists In 2013 theNew York Timespublished an obituary for Yvonne Brill It began She made a mean beef stroganoff followed her husband from job to job and took eight years off from work to raise three children It wasnt until the second paragraph that readers discovered why theTimes had devoted several hundred words to her life Brill was a brilliant rocket scientist who invented a propulsion system to keep communications satellites in orbit and had recently been awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation Among the questions the obituaryand consequent outcryprompted were Who are the role models for todays female scientists and where can we find the stories that cast them in their true light Headstrongdelivers a powerful global and engaging response Covering Nobel Prize winners and major innovators as well as lesser known but hugely significant scientists who influence our every day Rachel Swabys vibrant profiles span centuries of courageous thinkers and illustrate how each ones ideas developed from their first moment of scientific engagement through the research and discovery for which theyre best known This fascinating tour reveals these 52 women at their bestwhile encouraging and inspiring a new generation of girls to put on their lab coats

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