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Women of Genius in Science

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    Chapter 1 Hypatia of Alexandria (ca. 355–415 or 416): Icon of Mathematics in Late Antiquity
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    Chapter 2 Hildegard of Bingen (ca. 1098–1179): Building Bridges Between Mysticism and Science
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    Chapter 3 Laura Bassi (1711–1778): The World’s First Female University Professor
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    Chapter 4 Émilie Du Châtelet (1706–1749): Mastermind of the Early Enlightenment
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    Chapter 5 Sophie Germain (1776–1831): The Greatest Mathematician in France
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    Chapter 6 Caroline Herschel (1750–1848): The Great Astronomer in Her Brother's Shadow
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    Chapter 7 Ada Lovelace (1815–1852): Inventor of Computer Algorithms
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    Chapter 8 Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850–1891): An Irrepressible Russian Mathematician
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    Chapter 9 Marie Curie (1867–1934): Pioneer of Nuclear Physics
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    Chapter 10 Lise Meitner (1878–1968): Discoverer of Nuclear Fission
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    Chapter 11 Emmy Noether (1882–1935): The Most Important Mathematician of All Time
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    Chapter 12 Grete Hermann (1901–1984): Philosopher of Quantum Physics
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    Chapter 13 Chien-Shiung Wu (1912–1997): Queen of Experimental Nuclear Research
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    Chapter 14 Rosalind Franklin (1920–1958): The Woman Next to Watson and Crick
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    Chapter 15 Jane Goodall (*1934): The Great Lady of Primate Research
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    Chapter 16 Jocelyn Bell Burnell (*1943): Our Guide to a New Universe
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    Chapter 17 Lisa Randall (*1962): High-Flyer in Theoretical Physics Today
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    Chapter 18 Maryam Mirzakhani (1977–2017): The First Female Recipient of the Fields Medal
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Women of Genius in Science
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Springer International Publishing, January 2023
DOI 10.1007/978-3-031-23926-7
978-3-03-123925-0, 978-3-03-123926-7

Jaeger, Lars

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Computer Science 1 100%