The Resource Headstrong : 52 women who changed science--and the world, Rachel Swaby

Headstrong : 52 women who changed science--and the world, Rachel Swaby

Label
Headstrong : 52 women who changed science--and the world
Title
Headstrong
Title remainder
52 women who changed science--and the world
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Swaby
Title variation
Head-strong
Title variation remainder
52 women who changed science--and the world
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Covering Nobel Prize winners and major innovators, as well as lesser-known but hugely significant scientists who influence our every day, Rachel Swaby's ... profiles span centuries of courageous thinkers and illustrate how each one's ideas developed, from their first moment of scientific engagement through the research and discovery for which they're best known"--Page 4 of cover
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Swaby, Rachel
Dewey number
  • 509.2/52
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
Q130
LC item number
.S93 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women scientists
  • Women astronomers
  • Women physicians
  • Women biologists
  • Women physicists
  • Women mathematicians
  • Women astronomers
  • Women biologists
  • Women mathematicians
  • Women physicians
  • Women physicists
  • Women scientists
  • SCIENCE / General
Label
Headstrong : 52 women who changed science--and the world, Rachel Swaby
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-263) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Medicine. Mary Putnam Jacobi (1842-1906) ; Anna Wessels Williams (1863-1954) ; Alice Ball (1892-1916) ; Gerty Radnitz Cori (1896-1957) ; Helen Taussig (1898-1986) ; Elsie Widdowson (1906-2000) ; Virginia Apgar (1909-1974) ; Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910-1994) ; Gertrude Belle Elion (1918-1999) ; Jane Wright (1919-2013) -- Biology and the environment. Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) ; Jeanne Villepreux-Power (1794-1871) ; Mary Anning (1799-1847) ; Ellen Swallow Richards (1842-1911) ; Alice Hamilton (1869-1970) ; Alice Evans (1881-1975) ; Tilly Edinger (1897-1967) ; Rachel Carson (1907-1964) ; Ruth Patrick (1907-2013) -- Genetics and development. Nettie Stevens (1861-1912) ; Hilde Mangold (1898-1924) ; Charlotte Auerbach (1899-1994) ; Barbara McClintock (1902-1992) ; Salome Gluecksohn Waelsch (1907-2007) ; Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909-2012) ; Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958) ; Anne McLaren (1927-2007) ; Lynn Margulis (1938-2011) -- Physics. Émilie du Châtelet (1706-1749) ; Lise Meitner (1878-1968) ; Irène Joliot-Curie (1897-1956) ; Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906-1972) ; Marguerite Perey (1909-1975) ; Chien-Shiung Wu (1912-1997) ; Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (1921-2011) -- Earth and stars. Maria Mitchell (1818-1889) ; Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941) ; Inge Lehmann (1888-1993) ; Marie Tharp (1920-2006) ; Yvonne Brill (1924-2013) ; Sally Ride (1951-2012) -- Math and technology. Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718-1799) ; Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) ; Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) ; Sophie Kowalevski (1850-1891) ; Emmy Noether (1882-1935) ; Mary Cartwright (1900-1998) ; Grace Murray Hopper (1906-1992) -- Invention. Hertha Ayrton (1854-1923) ; Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000) ; Ruth Benerito (1916-2013) ; Stephanie Kwolek (1923-2014)
  • Medicine -- Biology and the environment -- Genetics and development -- Physics -- Earth and stars -- Math and technology -- Invention
Control code
ocn886483944
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 273 pages
Isbn
9781101890578
Lccn
2014041421
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o886483944
  • (OCoLC)886483944
Label
Headstrong : 52 women who changed science--and the world, Rachel Swaby
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-263) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Medicine. Mary Putnam Jacobi (1842-1906) ; Anna Wessels Williams (1863-1954) ; Alice Ball (1892-1916) ; Gerty Radnitz Cori (1896-1957) ; Helen Taussig (1898-1986) ; Elsie Widdowson (1906-2000) ; Virginia Apgar (1909-1974) ; Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910-1994) ; Gertrude Belle Elion (1918-1999) ; Jane Wright (1919-2013) -- Biology and the environment. Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) ; Jeanne Villepreux-Power (1794-1871) ; Mary Anning (1799-1847) ; Ellen Swallow Richards (1842-1911) ; Alice Hamilton (1869-1970) ; Alice Evans (1881-1975) ; Tilly Edinger (1897-1967) ; Rachel Carson (1907-1964) ; Ruth Patrick (1907-2013) -- Genetics and development. Nettie Stevens (1861-1912) ; Hilde Mangold (1898-1924) ; Charlotte Auerbach (1899-1994) ; Barbara McClintock (1902-1992) ; Salome Gluecksohn Waelsch (1907-2007) ; Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909-2012) ; Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958) ; Anne McLaren (1927-2007) ; Lynn Margulis (1938-2011) -- Physics. Émilie du Châtelet (1706-1749) ; Lise Meitner (1878-1968) ; Irène Joliot-Curie (1897-1956) ; Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906-1972) ; Marguerite Perey (1909-1975) ; Chien-Shiung Wu (1912-1997) ; Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (1921-2011) -- Earth and stars. Maria Mitchell (1818-1889) ; Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941) ; Inge Lehmann (1888-1993) ; Marie Tharp (1920-2006) ; Yvonne Brill (1924-2013) ; Sally Ride (1951-2012) -- Math and technology. Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718-1799) ; Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) ; Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) ; Sophie Kowalevski (1850-1891) ; Emmy Noether (1882-1935) ; Mary Cartwright (1900-1998) ; Grace Murray Hopper (1906-1992) -- Invention. Hertha Ayrton (1854-1923) ; Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000) ; Ruth Benerito (1916-2013) ; Stephanie Kwolek (1923-2014)
  • Medicine -- Biology and the environment -- Genetics and development -- Physics -- Earth and stars -- Math and technology -- Invention
Control code
ocn886483944
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 273 pages
Isbn
9781101890578
Lccn
2014041421
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o886483944
  • (OCoLC)886483944

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