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The Resource Magnificent minds : sixteen remarkable women of science and medicine, Pendred Noyce

Magnificent minds : sixteen remarkable women of science and medicine, Pendred Noyce

Label
Magnificent minds : sixteen remarkable women of science and medicine
Title
Magnificent minds
Title remainder
sixteen remarkable women of science and medicine
Statement of responsibility
Pendred Noyce
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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."--Amazon.com
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Noyce, Pendred
Dewey number
  • 509.2/52
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1160L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women in medicine
  • Women in science
  • Women medical scientists
  • Women scientists
  • Women in medicine
  • Women in science
  • Women medical scientists
  • Women scientists
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Magnificent minds : sixteen remarkable women of science and medicine, Pendred Noyce
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-140)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Control code
1472839
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
140 pages
Isbn
9780989792479
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780989792479
  • (OCoLC)892066742
Label
Magnificent minds : sixteen remarkable women of science and medicine, Pendred Noyce
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-140)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Control code
1472839
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
140 pages
Isbn
9780989792479
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780989792479
  • (OCoLC)892066742

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