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Marie Curie was a woman before her time. Born in in Poland, she was a genius in physics and in chemistry - Marie Curie zamanından… Marie Curie, Good Woman, Great Women, Amazing Women, Super Women, Prix Nobel, Tilda Swinton, Nobel Prize, Famous Women

10 Most Famous Women in History - Smashing Tops

There are numerous famous women in history and by means of this top 10, I tried to make a selection of the most popular ones. I tried to include those women who achieved eternal glory in various fields and had an impact on the society. Unfortunately, many were left outside, because important, influential women are plenty …

Cecilia Helena Payne-Gaposchkin (May 1900 – December was a British-American astronomer and astrophysicist who, in proposed in her Ph. thesis an explanation for the composition of stars in terms of the relative abundances of hydrogen and helium. Tilda Swinton, Maria Callas, Women In History, World History, Great Women, Amazing Women, Amazing People, Ute Lemper, Kings & Queens

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Caroline Herschel, the first woman astronomer to earn a salary, acquire honors, and be accepted into scientific organizations Marie Curie, Women In History, World History, Great Women, Amazing Women, Caroline Herschel, 365days, Interesting History, Powerful Women

Bio: Caroline Herschel

Caroline Herschel was the first woman to discover a comet. Her story is kind of a Cinderella one - deformed by typhus as a child, her parents expected she would have to work as a maid for the rest of her life. But when her brother started taking her along on astronomical outings, she found she had a gift. One of the first women honored by the Royal Astronomical Society, Caroline discovered multiple comets and nebulae.

WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: In honor of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, the Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) is pleased to present a sampling of images documenting women scientists and engineers from around the world, mos Great Women, Amazing Women, Change The World, In This World, American Women, American Lady, American History, British History, Native American

Mary Agnes Chase (1869-1963), sitting at desk with specimens

Description: Mary Agnes Chase (1869-1963) specialized in the study of grasses and conducted extensive field work in South America, often personally funding her research trips, as it was considered inappropriate for women to conduct such work. Chase joined the Department of Agriculture in 1903 as a botanical illustrator and eventually became Scientific Assistant in Systematic Agrostology, 1907; Assistant Botanist, 1923; and Associate Botanist, 1925. In 1935, became Principal Botanist in…

Martha Ann Maxwell Taxidermy Innovator Martha Ann Maxwell was a first women field naturalist who acquired and prepared her own work. Commonplace Book, Heritage Museum, Historical Women, Daguerreotype, Women In History, Western Cowboy, Natural History, Alter, Vintage Photos

Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Research Center - National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

The Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Research Center houses the Museum’s archival and photographic collections, institutional records, and library. It shares the Museum’s mission to preserve and interpret the evolving history and cultures of the American West through exhibitions, education, research, and publications. The collections span centuries and include over 42,000 books; 700,000 photographs;…

August 2018 marks the birthday of astronomer Maria Mitchell! Remembered as the first professional female astronomer in the United States, Mitchell became famous when she discovered a comet with her telescope in Explore Maria Mitchell's on Geni! Great Women, Amazing Women, American Academy Of Art, Nasa History, Astrophysics, Badass Women, Professional Women, Women In History, American Women

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National Women's History Museum educates & shapes the future by integrating women's distinctive history into the culture & history of the U.S.

Maria Goeppert Mayer (June 1906 – February was a German-born American theoretical physicist, and Nobel laureate in Physics for proposing the nuclear shell model of the atomic nucleus. She was the second female Nobel laureate in physics, after Marie Curie. Marie Curie, Great Women, Amazing Women, Elementary Particle, Alfred Nobel, Nobel Prize In Physics, Nobel Prize Winners, Physicist, Portraits

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1963

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1963 was divided, one half awarded to Eugene Paul Wigner "for his contributions to the theory of the atomic nucleus and the elementary particles, particularly through the discovery and application of fundamental symmetry principles", the other half jointly to Maria Goeppert Mayer and J. Hans D. Jensen "for their discoveries concerning nuclear shell structure".

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