Indian Science Journals Produce March Editions Authored Entirely By Women BY VASUDEVAN MUKUNTH ON We wanted to send a message – that women are normal people and that women scientists are normal scientists.
Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin –Chemist Advanced the technique of X-ray Crystallography, and used it to determine the structures of penicillin, Vitamin and insulin. She was the second woman behind Marie Curie to win an unshared Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Katherine G. Johnson, NASA Mathematician, calculated the trajectory for the space flight of Alan Shepard, the first American in space; John Glenn, the first American to orbit earth; and the first human mission to the moon.
How a Victorian Astronomer Fought the Gender Pay Gap, and Won
Cecilia Helena Payne-Gaposchkin (May 1900 – December was a British-American astronomer and astrophysicist who, in proposed in her Ph. thesis an explanation for the composition of stars in terms of the relative abundances of hydrogen and helium.