Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

ISBN9781607749769
PublisherRandom House Inc.
PublishedJuly 26, 2016
Pages128
AuthorRachel Ignotofsky
FormatHARDCOVER
Weight0.5 Kg.
Height9.3 in.
Width7.8 in.
Depth0.6 in.

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

Rachel Ignotofsky

HARDCOVER

July 26, 2016

It’s a scientific fact: Women rock!
 
A charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times best seller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, singular art, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary. The trailblazing women profiled include well-known figures like primatologist Jane Goodall, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American physicist and mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the 1969 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 more! 

— BrainPickings - Best Science Books of the Year

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ISBN9781607749769
PublisherRandom House Inc.
PublishedJuly 26, 2016
Pages128
AuthorRachel Ignotofsky
FormatHARDCOVER
Weight0.5 Kg.
Height9.3 in.
Width7.8 in.
Depth0.6 in.

Synopsis

It’s a scientific fact: Women rock!
 
A charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times best seller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, singular art, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary. The trailblazing women profiled include well-known figures like primatologist Jane Goodall, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American physicist and mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the 1969 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 more! 

— BrainPickings - Best Science Books of the Year

Buy Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

Editorial Reviews

"In this wittily illustrated, accessible volume, Rachel Ignotofsky highlights 50 women who changed the course of science."

– Wall Street Journal

"With the help of eye-catching artwork, Ignotofsky celebrates not just astronauts, but also the engineers, biologists, mathematicians, and physicists who’ve blazed a trail for women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields from the ancient to modern world. The book elevates this information with beautiful and instructive infographics that delve into topics like the number of women currently working in STEM fields."

– Entertainment Weeky

"The book is a beautifully curated collection of personal narratives from female scientists from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines, with a dash of whimsy thrown in."

– Upworthy