18th Century Physicists

Laura Bassi

Laura Bassi

Books: Caminer Turra, Elisabetta, and Catherine M. Sama. 2003. Selected Writings of an Eighteenth-Century Venetian Woman of Letters. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Frize, Monique. 2013. Laura Bassi and Science in 18th Century Europe: The Extraordinary Life and Role of Italy’s Pioneering Female Professor. Berlin: Springer. Rosser, Sue Vilhauer. 2008. Women, Science, and Myth: Gender […]

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Sophie Germain

Sophie Germain

Books: Bucciarelli, Louis L., and Nancy Dworsky. 1980. Sophie Germain: An Essay in the History of the Theory of Elasticity. Dordrecht, Holland: D. Reidel Pub. Co. Gray, Mary W. “Sophie Germain,” in Complexities: women in Mathematics. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. Morrow, Charlene. 1998. Notable Women in Mathematics: A Biographical Dictionary. Westport, Conn [u.a.]: Greenwood […]

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