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The world would be a different world without these women who are widely unknown compared to their male counter parts.

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À l'âge de 12 ans, Mary Anning devait devenir un des plus célèbres paléontologues populaires, avec sa découverte d'une Icthyosaur complète. Elle était un chasseur de fossiles dont découvertes faites ...

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Mildred Dresselhaus, often called the "queen of carbon science" has been studying it in various forms for over 50 years. Now, graphene is hailed as a wonder material and using carbon in electronics ...

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Jocelyn Bell Burnell (1943-) With the aid of a radio telescope she built herself, she became the first astronomer to detect pulsars rapidly spinning, extremely dense neutron stars. As a graduate ...

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Lise Meitner, (1878-1968) A Jewish scientist, she escaped from the Nazis to Sweden in 1938, and carried out the key calculations that led to the discovery of nuclear fission. Her collaborator, Otto ...

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Dorothy Hodgkin 1910-1994 Awarded the Nobel prize for chemistry Dorothy Hodgkin work on critical discoveries of the structure of both penicillin and later insulin. These discoveries led to ...

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Annie Scott Dill Maunder, (1868 – 1947) was an Irish astronomer and mathematician. In 1891 she began work at the Greenwich Royal Observatory, serving as one of the "lady computers" assigned to the ...

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Alice Catherine Evans was a microbiologist who championed the pasteurization of milk, after discovering that microbes in unpasteurized milk could sicken humans. She was working at the U.S Department ...

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