nobel prize winning women

Sabine Dippel sabine at hlrz28.zam.kfa-juelich.de
Wed Sep 24 03:19:35 EST 1997


In article <a-schmi-2309971538380001 at vortex5.life.uiuc.edu>, a-schmi at uiuc.edu (aloisia schmid) writes:
|> 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

I don't remember the name of this woman, but I think she was also one 
of those who didn't get the prize, but contributed a lot to it. She 
was a graduate student at that time, and her advisor got the prize. 
But I'll look up the name.

Sabine




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