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Maria Goeppert-Mayer

Maria Goeppert-Mayer

1963 – Maria Goeppert-Mayer (1906-1972) [Kattowitz (now Katowice), Germany (now Poland)] – second woman to achieve the Nobel Prize in Physics Cullen-DuPont, Kathryn. 2000. Encyclopedia of women’s history in America. New York: Facts on File. Maria Goeppert-Mayer: Biographical – Nobelprize.org Maria Goeppert-Mayer – Wikipedia

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Marie Curie

Marie Curie

1903 – Marie Curie [Marie Skłodowska-Curie] (1867-1934) [Warsaw, Russian Empire (now Poland)] – in 1903 became the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics. She made history again in 1911 when she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Hargittai, Magdolna. 2015. Women Scientists: Reflections, Challenges, and Breaking Boundaries. New York: Oxford […]

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