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Remarkable Minds free pdf Full of the inspirational stories girls need for exploring a future in science For centuries, women have risen above their traditional roles to pursue a new understanding of the natural world. This book, which grows out of an exhibit at the Grolier Club in New York, introduces the lives, sayings, and dreams of 16 women over four centuries and chronicles their contributions to mathematics, physics, chemistry, astronomy, and medicine. Some of the notable women portrayed in the book include French mathematician Marie-Sophie Germain, known for her work in Elasticity theory, differential geometry, and number theory- Scottish chemist Elizabeth Fulhame, best known for her 1794 work An Essay on Combustion- and Rita Levi-Montalcini, who, with colleague Stanley Cohen, received the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of nerve growth factor. A companion volume to Magnificent Minds by the same author, this book offers inspiration to all girls and young women considering a life in the sciences.

About Pendred E. Noyce

Pendred E. Noyce is a physician and an educator. She is the author of "The Baffling Case of the Battered Brain," "The Desperate Case of the Diamond Chip," " Magnificent Minds: 16 Pioneering Women in Science

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Author : Pendred E. Noyce
Publisher : Tumblehome Learning
Data Published : 01 September 2015
ISBN : 0990782905
EAN : 9780990782902
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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