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Author Noyce, Pendred, author.
Title Magnificent minds : sixteen remarkable women of science and medicine / Pendred Noyce.
Pub Info Boston, Massachusetts : Tumblehome Learning, Inc., [2015]
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 Osterville-Childrens  YA 920 NOYCE     AVAILABLE
 South Yarmouth - YA  YA 509.252 NOY     AVAILABLE
 West Yarmouth-Young Adult  YA 509.252 NOY     AVAILABLE
Descript 140 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
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Audience 1160L Lexile
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-140).
Contents Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Midwife to the queen, Louise Bourgeois Boursier -- Figuring the stars, Maria Cunitz -- Chemistry for women, Marie Meurdrac -- A physicist of Bologna, Laura Bassi -- A loom that weaves numbers, Augusta Ada Byron, Countess Lovelace -- Health care researcher and statistician, Florence Nightingale -- Through a different door, Mary Putnam Jacobi -- The exalted and mysterious science, Sophie Kovalevskaya -- Radioactivity and the first woman Nobelist, Marie Sklodowska Curie -- The physics of fission, Lise Meitner -- A founder of abstract algebra, Emmy Noether -- Jumping genes, Barbara McClintock -- Languages of the admiral, Grace Murray Hopper -- The mystery of crystals, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin -- Beta decay, Chien-Shiung Wu -- Inventing medicines, Gertrude B. Elion -- Further Reading.
Summary "...Introduces the lives, sayings, and dreams of sixteen women over four centuries and chronicles their contributions to mathematics, physics, chemistry, astronomy, computer science, and medicine."
Subject Women in medicine -- Juvenile literature.
Women in science -- Juvenile literature.
Women medical scientists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women scientists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780989792479 (hardcover)
0989792471 (hardcover)
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