European Women in Chemistry

Book Details

  • Published: 11 November 2010
  • ISBN: 978-3-527-32956-4
  • Author: Jan Apotheker, Livia Simon Sarkadi
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The official book of the EuCheMS societies for the International Year of Chemistry, it provides a collection of lively stories about remarkable European female chemists through the centuries. Some of them are famous and still well-known, such as Nobel prize winner Marie Curie. Others have contributed significantly to science and lived an extraordinary life, but are nowadays not remembered.

This book covers one of the main topics of the International Year of Chemistry and is a tribute to all European women in chemistry.

  • With a foreword by the President of the IUPAC
  • Highlights the remarkable personalities and their unusual lives, embeds the stories in the social and historical environment, and describes the scientific breakthroughs
  • Provides highly readable short stories without needing scientific in-depth knowledge and is enhanced with illustrations

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Magazine of Chemistry Europe (16 European Chemical Societies) published by Wiley-VCH