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Power in numbers : the rebel women of mathematics / Talithia Williams, PhD.

Williams, Talithia, (author.).
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Eckhart PL - Main 0.0 (Text) 840191002929124 Adult Nonfiction - Upper Level In process -

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  • ISBN: 9781631064852
  • ISBN: 1631064851
  • Physical Description: 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Race Point Publishing, 2018.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 196-215) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I: The pioneers. Wang Zhenyi ; Sophie Germain ; Sofia Kovalevskaya ; Winifred Edgerton Merrill ; Emmy Noether ; Spotlight: Breaking the PhD color barrier -- Part II: From code breaking to rocket science. Grace Hopper ; Mary Golda Ross ; Dorothy Vaughan ; Katherine G. Johnson ; Mary Winston Jackson ; Spotlight: From circus performer to human computer -- Annie Easley ; Margaret Hamilton -- Part III: Modern math mavens. Sylvia T. Bozeman ; Fern Y. Hunt ; Maria Klawe ; Ami Radunskaya ; Ingrid Daubechies ; Spotlight: Mathematical crochet ; Tatiana Toro ; Karen E. Smith ; Gigliola Staffilani ; Erica N. Walker ; Trachette Jackson ; Carla Cotwright-Williams ; Eugenia Cheng ; Maryam Mirzakhani ; Chelsea Walton ; Pamela E. Harris.
Summary, etc.:
Power in Numbers: The Rebel Women of Mathematics is a full-color volume that takes aim at the forgotten influence of women on the development of mathematics over the last two millennia. You'll see each eminent mathematician come to life on each page, women like the astronomer-philosopher Hypatia, theoretical physicist Emmy Noether, and rocket scientist Annie Easley. Power in Numbers: The Rebel Women of Mathematics is an affirmation of female genius and a celebration of the boundless applications of mathematics.
Subject: Women mathematicians > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Science & Technology.
MATHEMATICS > History & Philosophy.
Genre: Biographies.

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