The triumph of discovery : women scientists who won the Nobel Prize / by Joan Dash
Book | Julian Messner | 1991

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xi, 148 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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"JM Messner certified edition"--Cover.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-141) and index.
Contents
1: Maria Goeppert-Mayer / 1963 Nobel Prize for physics: "The waltz within the nucleus" -- 2: Rosalyn Yalow / 1977 Nobel Prize for medicine: "A sugar cube in Lake Erie" -- 3: Barbara McClintock / 1983 Nobel Prize for medicine: "The genes that jump" -- 4: Rita Levi-Montalcini / 1986 Nobel Prize for medicine: "The halo of nerve fibers".
Summary
Examines the lives of Barbara McClintock, Maria Mayer, Rosalyn Yalow, and Rita Levi-Montalcini, women scientists who won the Nobel Prize against extraordinary odds, in different fields and under different circumstances.
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0671693328 library binding $12.98
0671693336 paperback $7.95
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