Women In Science

15.59

This volume profiles 50 famous women scientists from the ancient Greek mathematician, philosopher and astronomer Hypatia, to Marie Curie, with the aim of encouraging young women and girls to pursue careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.

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A gloriously illustrated celebration of trailblazing women. Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, from both the ancient and modern worlds. The book also contains fascinating infographics and an illustrated scientific glossary.

The extraordinary women profiled include well-known figures like the physicist and chemist Marie Curie, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the 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 beyond …

Additional information

Weight 580 g
Dimensions 23.4 × 19.6 × 1.6 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

127

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

509.252 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J

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