Elizabeth Blackburn is a Nobel laureate Australian American. She was born on November 26, 1948. Elizabeth Blackburn was a biological researcher at the University of California, San Francisco where she studied a structure called telomere, which is a region at the end of chromosomes. She also worked in medical ethics at the Bush Administration’s President’s Council on Bioethics. In 1984 … Read the rest “Elizabeth Blackburn Biography”
Jane Goodall changed the way humans understand other animals. Though she is famous for her work with chimpanzees, many don’t know that it all started with a stuffed chimp named Jubilee that she received as a gift from her father when she was a child. Jane was born, Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall on April 3, 1934 in London, England. Her interest … Read the rest “Jane Goodall”
On November 9, 1914, in Vienna, Austria-Hungary, Hedy Lamarr was born. Only daughter of Gertrud Kiesler and Emil Kiesler. After her role in the controversial movie, ‘Extase’ (1932), she ran away from her husband to Paris. Traveling through London, she found the Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer Studio in other words, MGM Studio. Louis B. Mayer offered her a movie contract in Hollywood. … Read the rest “Hedy Lamarr”
Rachel Carson was born on May 27, 1907. She was born in Springdale, Pennsylvania. Her parents are Maria Frazier McLean and Robert Warden Carson. Later when she was 11 years old, she won a prize because she wrote a story that got published in the St. Nicholas Magazine. Very later when she was in Parnassus, Pennsylvania High School, she graduated … Read the rest “Rachel Carson”
Alice Ball was an African American chemist that made an injectable herbal extract. The treatment was most effective for a disease that is called leprosy and it was only for the disease leprosy. Leprosy is a disease that causes you to have bumps on your skin. Alice Ball was the first African American that obtained her master’s degree in Chemistry. … Read the rest “Alice Ball”
Do you know who Marie Curie is? Marie Curie is a female scientist. She was born in November 7, 1867 in Warsaw, Poland. She was the youngest in her family and had 3 older sisters and a brother. Marie Curie’s parents made sure that her and her sisters were as educated as their brother.Her parents were both teachers.
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Marie Curie was born in Poland. The whole family had 5 children and their parents would teach in schools.They really liked poetry, books and also liked to learn a lot. Marie’s parents would tell them to study very well to receive good grades to go to College. Marie’s family was lovely but sometimes were not happy. Anyways Marie was ready … Read the rest “Marie Curie”
Famous female scientist Joy Crisp was born on April 10, 1958 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is a geologist for NASA. She studies Mars and it’s volcanic eruptions, mineralogy and much more. Joy has been a geologist since 2004. She currently works at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She is part of the Fields of Planetary Science.
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Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin was a British chemist who developed protein crystallography, for which she received a Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1964. Dorothy discovered a lot of things during her time as a scientist. She advanced the technique of X-ray crystallography, a method used to determine the three-dimensional structures of molecules. Dorothy was born on May 12, 1910 … Read the rest “Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin”
Amalie Emmy Noether was born on March 23 1882 in Erlangen, Bavaria, which was part of the German Empire. Emmy Noether probably is the best female mathematician of all time. Her dad Max Noether was a math teacher. Emmy Noether’s mom Ida Amalia Kaufmann came from a family of wealthy wholesalers. Young Emmy helped with cooking and running the house. … Read the rest “Emmy Noether”