nobel prize winning women

Margaret Alic malic at ADMIN.OGI.EDU
Wed Sep 24 08:27:05 EST 1997


Alice:

You are thinking of Jocelyn Bell who made her discoveries as a graduate
student and her advisor won the Nobel Prize.  She dropped out of science.

Margaret

On Tue, 23 Sep 1997, aloisia schmid wrote:

> In article <608t2a$o0d$1 at light.nih.gov>, bjag at ln.nimh.nih.gov (Bharathi
> Jagadeesh) wrote:
> 
> > http://www.almaz.com/nobel/women.html
> > 
> > Marie Sklodowska Curie, Physics, 1903
> > Maria Goeppert Mayer, Physics, 1963
> > 
> > Marie Sklodowska Curie, Chemistry, 1911
> > Irene Joliet-Curie, Chemistry, 1935
> > Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, Chemistry, 1964
> > 
> > Gerty Radnitz Cori, Medicine, 1947
> > Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, Medicine, 1977
> > Barbara McClintock, Medicine, 1983
> > Rita Levi-Montalcini, Medicine, 1986
> > Gertrude Elion, Medicine, 1988
> > Christiane Nusslein-Volhard, Medicine, 1995
> > 
> > I count 10, in this list (if you don't count Marie
> > Curie twice).
> > 
> > can anyone think of any others?
> > 
> > Bharathi
> > 
> > -- 
> > Bharathi Jagadeesh/bjag at ln.nimh.nih.gov
> > 
> > Lab of Neuropsychology
> > NIMH
> > Building 49, Room 1b80
> > Bethesda, Maryland 20892
> > 
> > (312) 496-5625 x270
> 
> Yes,
> there was an English woman, an astrophysicist, whose name I have
> forgotten, but who discovered quasars or pulsars or something.  I have the
> book at home---I'll look up the others.
> 

>                   Alice
> 
> 




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