Headstrong by Rachel Swaby

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  • Title: Headstrong
  • Author: Rachel Swaby
  • Category: Biography
  • Date: 05/15/15
  • Lenguage: English
  • Pages: 272
  • ISBN: 553446797

 

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Fifty-two inspiring and insightful profiles of historical past’s brightest feminine scientists. In 2013, the New York Occasions printed an obituary for Yvonne Brill. It started: “She made a imply beef stroganoff, adopted her husband from job to job, and took eight years off from work to lift three youngsters.” It wasn’t till the second paragraph that readers found why the Occasions had devoted a number of hundred phrases to her life: Brill was an excellent rocket scientist who invented a propulsion system to maintain communications satellites in orbit, and had just lately been awarded the Nationwide Medal of Expertise and Innovation. Among the many questions the obituary–and consequent outcry–prompted have been, Who’re the position fashions for at the moment’s feminine scientists, and the place can we find the tales that solid them of their true gentle? Headstrong delivers a strong, world, and fascinating response. Masking Nobel Prize winners and main innovators, in addition to lesser-known however massively vital scientists who affect our each day, Rachel Swaby’s vibrant profiles span centuries of brave thinkers and illustrate how every one’s concepts developed, from their first second of scientific engagement by means of the analysis and discovery for which they’re greatest identified. This fascinating tour reveals 52 girls at their best–while encouraging and provoking a brand new technology of ladies to placed on their lab coats. present more

 

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