Women in Science


Grace Hopper and the invention of the information age. 

Beyer, Kurt. 004 (Hopper) Bey

Chrysalis : Maria Sibylla Merian and the secrets of metamorphosis. 

Todd, Kim 508.092 (Merian) Tod

Broad band : the untold story of the women who made the Internet. 

Evans, Claire Lisa. 004.092 Eva

Visionary women : how Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters changed our world. 

Barnet, Andrea.   920.72 Bar

The only woman in the room : why science is still a boys' club.  

Pollack, Eileen. 305.4209 (Pollack) Pol

Women scientists in America : before affirmative action, 1940-1972. 


 Rossiter, Margaret W. 305.435 Ros

** Women in science : 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world.  

Ignotofsky, Rachel.   509.2 Ign 

Headstrong : 52 women who changed science-- and the world.  


Swaby, Rachel. 509.2 Swa

Ada's algorithm : how Lord Byron's daughter Ada Lovelace launched the digital age. 


Essinger, James. 510.92 (Lovelace) Ess
** Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race. 

Lee Shetterly, Margot.  510.92 Lee

The Georgian star : how William and Caroline Herschel revolutionized our understanding of the cosmos. 


Lemonick, Michael D.   520.92 (Herschel) Lem

Maria Mitchell and the sexing of science : an astronomer among the American romantics  


Bergland, Renee L. 520.92 (Mitchell) Ber

** The glass universe : how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars.   


Sobel, Dava. 522.1974 Sob

Black hole blues : and other songs from outer space.  

Levin, Janna. 523.8875 Lev
Marie Curie : a life.     Quinn, Susan. 530.092 (Curie) Qui

Lise Meitner : a life in physics.   


Sime, Ruth Lewin. 530.092 (Meitner) Sim

The fossil hunter : dinosaurs, evolution, and the woman whose discoveries changed the world.  


Emling, Shelley. 560.92 (Manning) Emi


Rachel Carson and her sisters : extraordinary women who have shaped America's environment.    

Musil, Robert K. 570.92 (Carson) Mus
** Lab girl.   Jahren, Hope. 570.92 (Jahren) Jah
Rosalind Franklin : the dark lady of DNA.
Maddox, Brenda. 572.86 (Franklin) Mad
The Jane effect : celebrating Jane Goodall. 
  590.92 (Goodall) Jan
** Sally Ride : America's first woman in space.   Sherr, Lynn. 629.45 (Ride) She

** Rise of the rocket girls : the women who propelled us, from missiles to the moon to Mars.

Holt, Nathalia. 629.45 Hol

Almost heaven : the story of women in space.


Kevles, Bettyann. 629.45 Kev

Wonder women : 25 innovators, inventors, and trailblazers who changed history. 


Maggs, Sam. 920.72 Mag
** The girls of Atomic City : the untold story of the women who helped win World War II.   Kiernan, Denise. 976.873 Kie

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