Seven Scientists Who Still Haven’t Gotten Their Due

Quick, can you name one woman who made a noteworthy contribution to science?

If you’re like most people, the answer is “no.”

Despite the fact that women have made groundbreaking and revolutionary discoveries in their fields, they don’t seem to get quite the same recognition as their male counterparts.

Check out this list of amazing ladies who changed the world through their studies and discoveries:

Marie Curie


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Marie Curie is, perhaps, the most well-known woman scientist. Her achievements included a theory of radioactivity, techniques for isolating radioactive isotopes, and the discovery of two elements, polonium and radium. She won two Nobel Prizes in 1903 and 1911. In a 2009 poll carried out by New Scientist, Marie Curie was voted the “most inspirational woman in science”.

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