Ladies in the Scientific Revolution

@article{Cook1997LadiesIT,
  title={Ladies in the Scientific Revolution},
  author={A. Cook},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  year={1997},
  volume={51},
  pages={1 - 12}
}
  • A. Cook
  • Published 1997
  • Sociology
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
Two exhibitions were recently held in the Library of the Society, one on Women in Science and another on the Archives of the Scientific Revolution. The first did not go so far back as the scientific revolution, with one exception, the translation of Newton's Principia by the Marquise du Chàtelet. Yet it was in the scientific revolution, conveniently taken as running from the middle of the seventeenth to the middle of the eighteenth century, that women are first known to have engaged in natural… Expand
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