Friends of Terpsichore Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all...Aristotle

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"Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (née Byron; 10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852) was an English mathematician and writer, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's proposed mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine."


Sofia Kovalevskaya, a genius mathematician, part Romani origin, Russian Emigre:

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Photographie der russischen Mathematikerin Sofja Wassiljewna Kowalewskaja. Das Foto entstand kurz nach 1880 und stammt vermutlich aus der Sammlung des Mittag-Leffler-Instituts der Schwedischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Stockholm. Siehe auch: Cordula Tollmien: Fürstin der Wissenschaft. Die lebensgeschichte der Sofja Kowalewskaja. Beltz & Gelberg, 1995. S.112, 191.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sofia_Kovalevskaya



Shakuntala Devi - India's Human Computer She also wrote "the book The World of Homosexuals, which is considered the first study of homosexuality in India[8][9] She saw homosexuality in a positive light and is considered a pioneer in the field.[8]"

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History of Black Women in the Mathematical Sciences



10 Remarkable Female Mathematicians


Chatelet biography
Gabrielle-Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Marquise du Chatelet (French scientist and philosopher) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia

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Gabrielle Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil.
Gabrielle Emilie le Tonnelier de Breteuil du Chatelet - and Voltaire
Émilie du Châtelet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia



Rosalind Elsie Franklin (25 July 1920 – 16 April 1958)[1] was an English chemist and X-ray crystallographer whose work was central to the understanding of the molecular structures of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid), RNA (ribonucleic acid), viruses, coal, and graphite.[2] Although her works on coal and viruses were appreciated in her lifetime, her contributions to the discovery of the structure of DNA were largely recognised posthumously. (Wikipedia)

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Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win maths' Fields Medal, dies
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The 40-year-old Iranian, a professor at Stanford University, had breast cancer which had spread to her bones."

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Hypatia
mathematician and astronomer

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By Drawn by Jules Maurice Gaspard (1862–1919). - <a rel="nofollow" class="external autonumber" href="http://www.hypatia-lovers.com/FreeImages.html">[1]</a>. "Elbert Hubbard, "Hypatia", in Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Teachers, v.23 #4, East Aurora, New York&nbsp;: The Roycrofters, 1908 (375 p. 2 v. ports. 21 cm)", Public Domain, Link






Jocelyn Bell Burnell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
BBC News Channel - HARDtalk, Jocelyn Bell Burnell - Northern Irish Astrophysicist

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Lise Meitner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lise Meitner | Biography | atomicarchive.com
Lise Meitner: A Life in Physics

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How One Daring Woman Introduced the Idea of Smallpox Inoculation to England:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

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Marie-Anne Pierrette Paulze/Lavoisier - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
MARIE LAVOISIER

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David - Portrait of Monsieur Lavoisier and His Wife
Imaging a career in science: the ... - Google Books




How Alice Ball Revolutionized Leprosy Treatment at Age 23

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Hedy Lamarr: The Incredible Mind Behind Secure WiFi, GPS And Bluetooth
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