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  • Writer's pictureMarc Zakian

Women in Science - How They Changed the World

Updated: Mar 12, 2023

Seven stories of women scientists determined to bring their discoveries to the world.

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In our latest British history podcast, you will find out about the extraordinary astronomer Caroline Herschel, who identified eight comets and discovered a galaxy.

Hear about Mary Anning, the pioneering fossil hunter who left us with a famous tongue twister.

Discover the story of Ada Lovelace, the creator of the world’s first computer programme.

Find out how nurse Florence Nightingale stopped hospitals from killing their patients with a pie chart.

Listen to the story of inventor Hertha Ayerton, who saved thousands of soldiers from gas poisoning.

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Rosalind Franklin

Hear how brilliant chemist Rosalind Franklin was robbed of a Nobel prize by male her colleagues.

Listen to the story of Dorothy Hodgkin, Britain’s first - and only - female Nobel winner.

All in our Women in Science history podcast.

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