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Nobel Prize Women in Science Their Lives, Struggles and Momentous Discoveries

ISBN-10: 1559721464
ISBN-13: 9781559721462
Edition: 1993
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List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Carol Publishing Group
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368

Sharon Bertsch McGrayne is the author of several critically-acclaimed books about scientific discoveries, including "Prometheans in the Lab", "Nobel Prize Women in Science", and "Blue Genes and Polyester Plants".

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Author to Readerp. ix
Introductionp. xiii
A Passion for Discoveryp. 3
First Generation Pioneers
Marie Sklodowska Curiep. 11
Lise Meitnerp. 37
Emmy Noetherp. 64
Second Generation
Gerty Radnitz Corip. 93
Irene Joliot-Curiep. 117
Barbara McClintockp. 144
Maria Goeppert Mayerp. 175
Rita Levi-Montalcinip. 201
Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkinp. 225
Chien-Shiung Wup. 255
Gertrude Elionp. 280
Rosalind Franklinp. 304
Rosalyn Sussman Yalowp. 333
The New Generation
Jocelyn Bell Burnellp. 359
Christiane Nusslein-Volhardp. 380
Afterwordp. 409
Notesp. 411
Indexp. 433
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