By Tiffany K. Wayne Ph.D.
A accomplished exam of yankee girls scientists around the sciences during the twentieth century, supplying a wealthy ancient context for knowing their achievements and how they replaced the perform of science.
500 alphabetically prepared entries on American ladies scientists within the twentieth century, together with genetics pioneers Barbara McClintock and Rosalind Franklin, Scotchgard inventor Patsy Sherman, and developer of the note processor Evelyn Berezin.
50 short essays on girls in particular medical disciplines, exploring how every one particular box handled gender issues
10 essays on sociocultural concerns, together with gender in renowned technology, women in medical schooling, balancing occupation and family)
Chronologies of significant ancient advancements, specialist awards, and medical "firsts"
Extensive bibliography of reference and different works stated within the entries in addition to updated bibliography of scholarly books, articles, and internet sites concerning particular matters in women's technology schooling and employment
Indexes equipped through topic, key observe, and clinical discipline
Read or Download American Women of Science since 1900 PDF
Best biographies & memoirs of scientists books
This quantity is a part of the definitive variation of letters written through and to Charles Darwin, the main celebrated naturalist of the 19th century. Notes and appendixes positioned those interesting and wide-ranging letters in context, making the letters obtainable to either students and normal readers. Darwin relied on correspondence to assemble info from world wide and to debate his rising principles with clinical colleagues, a lot of whom he by no means met in individual.
Werner Heisenberg, l'incertain. Alan Turing, l'affranchi, Leo Szilard, le prophète errant et Hugh Dowding, le chevalier du ciel. Physiciens, mathématicien et militaire, ils ont été les acteurs cruciaux autant que discrets d'une aventure qui les dépassait : l. a. Seconde Guerre mondiale. Un jour, une nuit, en songeant dans l. a. rue ou en rêvant au clair de lune, ils ont european un éclair de lucidité qui a changé l. a. face du monde.
Georg Henisch (1549-1618) used to be the most striking Renaissance males and humanists in sixteenth-century “middle Europa. ” by means of an analogous token, he's essentially unknown at the different aspect of Atlantic. Out of his 32 significant and minor courses, simply six stumbled on their solution to Yale University’s libraries, and some others are scattered all through different US universities.
Oliver Heaviside (1850 -1925) will not be a family identify yet he was once one of many nice pioneers of electric technological know-how: his paintings resulted in large advances in communications and have become the bedrock of the topic of electric engineering because it is taught and practiced this present day. His rules and unique accomplishments at the moment are lots part of daily electric technology that they're easily taken with no consideration; nearly no one wonders how they happened and Heaviside's identify has been misplaced from view.
- Pure Intelligence: The Life of William Hyde Wollaston (Synthesis)
- The Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science: Pioneering Lives From Ancient Times to the Mid-20th Century
- Mens et Mania: The MIT Nobody Knows (MIT Press)
- Hood: Trailblazer of the Genomics Age
- Dem Himmel verfallen: Ein Kepler-Roman (German Edition)
- When There Is No Wind, Row: One Woman's Retrospective on the Most Transformative Changes Over the Past 50 Years
Extra info for American Women of Science since 1900