3 influential women in science history

Part A - 1700-1900


Even today, when we think about influential people in sciences over the years, male scientists’ names pop up in our minds easily. Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Stephen William Hawking are some of the names that I can recall in a matter of seconds. Each one of them made incredible discoveries, solved mysteries, gave answers to unexplained until then phenomena, and led the way in the scientific world. But, what about female scientists? What do we know about them and how did they contribute to the scientific world?


Marie Curie


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A female scientist that is widely known and recognized is Marie Curie