nobel prize winning women
ravena at cco.caltech.edu
Wed Sep 24 06:23:00 EST 1997
In article <a-schmi-2309971538380001 at vortex5.life.uiuc.edu>,
aloisia schmid <a-schmi at uiuc.edu> wrote:
>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.
Jocelyn Bell, I think. But I don't think she actually got the prize.
She was a graduate student at the time. There is a book called _Nobel
Prize Women in Science_ by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne (written before C N-V
won), that includes Bell, and Rosalind Franklin, as well--as women who
did Nobel-worthy work, even if they didn't get the prize.
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