Nobel Prize Women In Science: Their Lives, Struggles, And Momentous Discoveries by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
Since 1901 these have been over three hundred recipients of the Nobel Prize in the sciences. Only ten of them - about 3 percent - have been women. Why? Sharon Bertsch McGrayne explores the reasons for this astonishing disparity by examining the lives and achievements of fifteen women scientists who either won a Nobel Prize or played a crucial role in a Nobel Prize-winning project. The book reveals the relentless discrimination these women faced both as students and as researchers. Their success was due to the fact that they were passionately in love with science.
Citadel Press, 1998.
ISBN: 9780806520254. 451 pp.
Softcover. Near fine.