Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science-and the World
Released! 04/07/2015
Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science-and the World
by Rachel Swaby
Paperback

Fifty-two inspiring and insightful profiles of history’s brightest female scientists.

In 2013, the New York Times published an obituary for Yvonne Brill. It began: “She made a mean beef stroganoff, followed her husband from job to job, and took eight years off from work to raise three children.” It wasn’t until the second paragraph that readers discovered why the Times had devoted several hundred words to her life: Brill was a brilliant rocket scientist who inv... read more