Women in Science

Marie Curie, Chien-Shiung Wu, Emmy Noether, and Vera Rubin are just a few of the many honorable women in science. Join us in celebrating their achievements. 

Friday, January 04, 2019
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Join us in celebrating the achievements and discoveries of women researchers from all around the world. In this free eight-page PDF download, we share the following stories:

  • Marie Curie and how she didn’t let her childhood poverty and struggle of earning a higher education stop her from discovering Polonium and Radium, earning her a Nobel Prize.
  • Chien-Shiung Wu and why many people refer to her as the “First Lady of Physics.”
  • Emmy Noether and her never-ending impact on algebra and physics due to her theorem on the relationship between symmetries and conservation law.
  • How Vera Rubin was never awarded a Nobel Prize for her contributions to understanding dark matter, one of the most fundamental discoveries of the past century in astrophysics.

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