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Out of the Shadows: Contributions of Twentieth-Century Women to Physics
by Nina Byers
Why are there so few prominent female physicists? Traditionally women have faced barriers in higher education, denying them access to higher learning and scientific laboratories. Today many of these barriers have been breached, but the female pioneers who overcame discrimination and became major players in their fields remain largely in the shadows. Their names deserve to ...more
Hardcover, 471 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by Cambridge University Press
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Well-done. The science was not watered down. I appreciated that the biographies were fairly brief and followed the descriptions of their scientific accomplishments - encouraging the focus to remain on their research and contributions to physics.