Women in science : 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world

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Women in science : 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world
2016
Place Published: 
New York
Publisher: 
Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 
9781607749769
Edition: 
First edition
Description: 
127 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 122-123) and index.
A collection of artworks inspired by the lives and achievements of fifty famous women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, from the ancient world to the present, profiles each notable individual. Full of art, this collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary. The trailblazing women profiled include well- known figures like primatologist Jane Goodall, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American physicist and mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the 1969 Apollo 11 mission to the moon.
8-12.
Author: 
written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky
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