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Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

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A celebration of trailblazing women in STEM

A gloriously illustrated book that highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, from both the ancient and modern worlds. Women in Science celebrates the achievements of the intrepid women who have paved the way for the next generation of female engineers, biologists, mathematicians, doctors, astronauts, physicists and beyond.


  • Profiles of 50 fearless women in science
  • Illustrated scientific glossary
  • Fascinating infographics

Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

The extraordinary women profiled in this book have changed the world through their contributions to the STEM fields. Among them are well-known figures like the physicist and chemist Marie Curie, who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon.

Inspiration for the Next Generation

Women in Science is an inspiring book for all ages, featuring profiles of women who overcame barriers and broke down gender stereotypes to make their mark in science. It encourages girls and young women to pursue their passions and consider careers in STEM, while also serving as a reminder that women have always been an integral part of scientific discovery.

Empowering Cultural Revolution

At Rebel Renaissance, we believe in championing independent thought and artistic expression that challenges the status quo. Women in Science aligns with our mission by celebrating women who have made groundbreaking contributions to STEM fields despite facing societal barriers. It inspires critical thinking and creativity while empowering readers to become agents of cultural revolution.


"The only way to do great work is to love what you do." - Marie Curie

"I think it's important for little girls growing up, and young women, to have one in every walk of life. So from that point of view, I'm proud to be a role model!" - Katherine Johnson

Product Details

  • Price: £12.34 (RRP £12.99)
  • Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
  • Publish Date: 9 March 2017
  • Language: English
  • Type: Hardback
  • EAN/UPC: 9781526360519
  • BIC Categories: History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage), People & places (Children's / Teenage)
In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with it's social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it. - Ernst Fischer
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