Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers who Changed the World

Wren & Rook, 2017 - 128 páginas
This volume profiles 50 famous women scientists from the ancient Greek mathematician, philosopher and astronomer Hypatia, to Marie Curie, with the aim of encouraging young women and girls to pursue careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. A gloriously illustrated celebration of trailblazing women. Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, from both the ancient and modern worlds. The book also contains fascinating infographics and an illustrated scientific glossary. The extraordinary women profiled include well-known figures like the physicist and chemist Marie Curie, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Women in Science celebrates the achievements of the intrepid women who have paved the way for the next generation of female engineers, biologists, mathematicians, doctors, astronauts, physicists and beyond .

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"Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World", by Rachel Ignotofsky, is a truly delightful book--it is both educational and entertaining. The author also provided the charming and ... Leer comentario completo

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Rachel Ignotofsky is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator who is proud to share stories of amazing women with the world. She grew up in New Jersey, USA on a healthy diet of cartoons and dessert before graduating with honours from the Tyler School of Art's graphic design programme in 2011. Now Rachel lives in beautiful Missouri, USA, where she spends all day drawing and learning as much as she can. She has a passion for taking dense information and making it fun and accessible, and is dedicated to creating educational works of art.

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