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Stefanie Horovitz, Ellen Gleditsch, Ada Hitchins, and the Discovery of Isotopes

@inproceedings{RaynerCanham2000StefanieHE,
  title={Stefanie Horovitz, Ellen Gleditsch, Ada Hitchins, and the Discovery of Isotopes},
  author={Marelene F. Rayner-Canham and Geoff Rayner‐Canham},
  year={2000}
}
In the scientific discovery process, one tends to focus on the "Great Name" and ignore the co-researcher who made the actual discovery or contributed significantly to the discovery. The first detection of pulsars was a classic example The observation was made by a graduate student, Jocelyn Burnell, but it was her supervisor, Anthony Hewish, who received the Nobel Prize for the discovery (1). In the first decades of the 20th century, this lack of attribution to the lab-bench researcher… Expand
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