Mary Somerville and the world of science
Mary Somerville (1780-1872), after whom Somerville College Oxford was named, was the first woman scientist to win an international reputation entirely in her own right, rather than through association with a scientific brother or father. She was active in astronomy, one of the most demanding areas o...
|Main Author:||Chapman, Allan, 1946-|
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1 online resource (xv, 157 pages) : illustrations, portraits.
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