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Twentieth-century women scientists

by Lisa Yount

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women scientists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Women in science -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Scientists.,
  • Women in science -- History.,
  • Women -- Biography.

  • About the Edition

    Includes biographies of ten women who have made significant contributions to modern science, including Barbara McClintock, Katsuko Saruhashi, E. Margaret Burbidge, and Lydia Phindile Makhubu.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLisa Yount.
    SeriesGlobal profiles
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ141 .Y69 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 123 p. :
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1279102M
    ISBN 100816031738
    LC Control Number95010888

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7^ The 11 women profiled in this well-organized book come from various backgrounds but share the curiosity and determination vital to be successful scientists.

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P. Collier-Thomas, Bettye The Journal of African American History, Winter Women Scientists in the Nineteenth-Century Physical SciencesOverviewAt the beginning of the nineteenth century, it was uncommon for women to be active in the sciences.

While most science was still done by men as the century drew to a close, women had found opportunities for work in the physical sciences. New educational opportunities helped women find jobs in astronomy, chemistry, and physics.