Women in Science : Fifty Fearless Pioneers who Changed the World
Illustrated biographies of fifty women who made significant contributions to science, from Hypatia to Marie Curie to Rachel Carson to Jane Goodall. Includes biographies of two women affiliated with the Smithsonian: Mary Agnes Chase, a US Department of Agriculture employee who was curator of grasses at the National Museum of Natural History during the first half of the 20th century, and Cecelia Payne-Gaposchkin, an astronomer and astrophysicist at Harvard University and, from 1966 to 1979, a researcher at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.
Smithsonian History Bibliography
Written for a juvenile audience.
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Number of pages: 127 Page numbers: 1-127