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Contributions of Women and Minority Physicists Rebecca D. Yapp Illinois State University
AIP Study Percent of Physics Bachelor’s and Ph.D.’s Earned by Women, 1971-1998
The Girl’s of Science Dr. Lise Meitner Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson Myself— Rebecca Yapp
Lise Meitner (1878-1968) Discovery of Nuclear Fission “The Woman Behind the Bomb”
Lise’s Childhood Born in Vienna Austria--1878 Family is Important Interest in Science & Math
Lise in School No Women Allowed? 1901 University of Vienna Received her doctorate University of Berlin
Lise’s Career Research with Otto Hahn Lise fled Germany due to Nazi Power Discovery of Nuclear Fission Nominated 9 times, yet never awarded Nobel Prize
Shirley Jackson (1946- ) 1 st African American Woman to receive a doctorate from M.I.T. 1 st Woman to serve as Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Shirley’s Childhood Born in Washington, D.C.--1946 How do things work? “Aim for the stars so that you can at least reach the treetops…” --Dad
Shirley in School High School Valedictorian Studied Physics at M.I.T. Ph.D. in Theoretical Elementary Particle Physics
Shirley’s Career Research at Bell Labs Professor at Rutgers University Chairman of U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission President of Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute
Interesting Careers in Physics Medical Physics Nuclear Physics Physics in Automotive Industry
Why I Chose Physics Interest in How Things Work Like Math and Science Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Lise Meitner Lise Meitner was born November 7, 1878 in Vienna, Austria to a Jewish family. Meitner was the third of eight children in her family. She had.
Nuclear Fission Lise Meitner, Otto Hahn & Leo Szilard Lina Brouse and Kelly Scott.
Dr. Lise Meitner Michelle Loeffler 2/15/2005 NS401.
By Aapria’ Akers. Born November 7 th 1878 3 of 8 children From Vienna Austria A famous physician First women in Germany to be called a professor.
Developing Equitable and Multicultural Career Resource Materials for the Sciences and Beyond Grace Foote Johns Assistant to the Chair Department of Physics.
BY: MADELINE MATOR. * EARLY LIFE Meitner was born in a Jewish family in Vienna, Austria on November 7, She was the third of eight children in.
The Impact of Women in Science How women have overcome many obstacles to advance scientific knowledge.
Otto Hahn Alex Perez. About Otto -Born on March 8th, He was a nuclear chemists -Attended University of Marburg, Humbolt University of Berlin, and.
OTTO HAHN AND LISE MEITNER By: Shelbeah Cook. OTTO & LISE.
Nuclear Fission By Greg Schweiker and Josh Helzner 1.
Lise Meitner ( ) “a physicist who never lost her humanity. “
FAMOUS GERMAN WOMEN By: Rachael Gregory German 1323 A.
Gertrude Theresa Radnitz Cori August 15, 1896 – October 26, 1957 First American Woman to Receive a Nobel Prize in Science “Gerty”
Nuclear Fission Lise Meitner, Otto Hahn, Leó Szilárd.
Dr. Ida Stephens Owens Field: Physiology; Biochemistry
By: Anna, Whitney & Stephen
Rosalyn Yalow July 19, Second Woman and First American Born Woman to Receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Nuclear Physics to Fission
Nuclear Bomb b y : S t a c y W o l f i n g e r. Background The Nuclear bomb is also named the Atomic bomb, the atomic bombs energy is released by the.
PRESENTED BY Judy Hartegan Brad Thomas Doris Jackson.
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