ID: GLSHW-3.6 Physics (1007-1070) Nuclear physics, spectroscopy, and crystallography are some of the specialized fields in which women physicists have been active. Because the disciplines of physics, astronomy, and mathematics are closely allied, please consult the ASTRONOMY and MATHEMATICS sections for additional references. For works on Marie Curie, see CHEMISTRY. REFERENCE 1007 Grinstein, Louise S., Rose, Rose K., and Rafailovich, Miriam H., eds. WOMEN IN CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS: A BIOBIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCEBOOK. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1993. Biographies of seventy-five chemists and physicists accompanied by bibliographies of works by and about each. GENERAL 1008 American Physical Society. Committee on Women in Physics. "Women in Physics." American Physical Society BULLETIN 17 (1972): 740-753. 1009 Ancker-Johnson, Betsy. "Physicist." In SUCCESSFUL WOMEN IN THE SCIENCES: AN ANALYSIS OF DETERMINANTS, ed. by Ruth B. Kundsin, pp.23-28. (ANNALS OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, 208; 1979.) Repr. with title WOMEN AND SUCCESS: THE ANATOMY OF ACHIEVEMENT. New York: Morrow, 1974. 1010 Ancker-Johnson, Betsy. "Women's Lib and Physics." PHYSICS TEACHER 10, no.9 (December 1972): 499-508. 1011 Arianrhod, Robyn. "Physics and Mathematics, Reality and Language: Dilemmas for Feminists." In THE KNOWLEDGE EXPLOSION: GENERATIONS OF FEMINIST SCHOLARSHIP, ed. Cheris Kramarae & Dale Spender, pp.41-53. New York: Teachers College Press, 1992. Reviews the impact of feminism on physics and mathematics since the late 1960s. 1012 Brush, Stephen G. "Women in Physical Science: From Drudges to Discoverers." PHYSICS TEACHER 23 (January 1985): 11-19. 1013 Couture-Cherki, Monique. "Women in Physics." In IDEOLOGY OF/IN THE NATURAL SCIENCES, ed. by Hilary Rose and Steven Rose, pp.206-216. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1980. Discusses the status of women physicists in France. 1014 Fehrs, Mary, and Czujko, Roman. "Women in Physics: Reversing the Exclusion." PHYSICS TODAY 45, no.8 (August 1992): 33-40. 1015 Franz, Judy. "Has Anything Changed?" PHYSICS TEACHER 28 (February 1990): 71. On physics education for women 1960-1990. 1016 Henderson, Bonnie C. "State and Society--Discrimination Against Women in Physics." PHYSICS TODAY 25 (1972): 61-72. 1017 Hughes, Rhonda. "Status of Women in the Physical Sciences." Cambridge, MA: Bunting Institute, 1980. CHOICES FOR SCIENCE, pp.27-32. 1018 Jackson, Shirley A. "From Clerk-Typist to Research Physicist." In EXPANDING THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE SCIENCES, ed. by Anne Briscoe & Sheila Pfafflin, pp.296-299. (ANNALS OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, 323; 1979.) 1019 Jones, L.M. "Intellectual Contributions of Women to Physics." In WOMEN OF SCIENCE: RIGHTING THE RECORD, ed. by G. Kass-Simon & Patricia Farnes, pp.188-214. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1990. 1020 Julian, Maureen M. "Women in Crystallography." In WOMEN OF SCIENCE: RIGHTING THE RECORD, ed. by G. Kass-Simon & Patricia Farnes, pp.335-384. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1990. 1021 Kahne, Hilda. "Women in Physics." American Physical Society BULLETIN 17 (1977): 740-751. 1022 Kelly, Alison. "Women in Physics and Physics Education." In NEW TRENDS IN PHYSICS TEACHING, ed. by J. Lewis. New York: Unesco, 1976. 1023 Kistiakowsky, Vera. "Women in Physics and Astronomy." In EXPANDING THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE SCIENCES, ed. by Anne Briscoe and Sheila Pfafflin, 35-47. (ANNALS OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, 323; 1979.) A look at women's status in the 1970s. Includes statistical tables. 1024 Kistiakowsky, Vera. "Women in Physics: Unnecessary, Injurious and Out of Place?" PHYSICS TODAY 33, no.2 (February 1980): 32-40. 1025 Lotze, Barbara, ed. MAKING CONTRIBUTIONS: AN HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF WOMEN'S ROLE IN PHYSICS. College Park, MD: American Association of Physics Teachers, 1984. 1026 Lubkin, Gloria. "Women in Physics." PHYSICS TODAY 24, no.4 (April 1971): 23-27. 1027 MAKING CONTRIBUTIONS: AN HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF WOMEN'S ROLES IN PHYSICS. College Park, MD: American Association of Physics Teachers, 1984. 1028 Meitner, L. "The Status of Women in the Profession." PHYSICS TODAY 13 (1960): 116-121. 1029 Patterson, Elizabeth C. MARY SOMERVILLE AND THE CULTIVATION OF SCIENCE, 1815-1840. The Hague: Nijhoff, 1983. International Archives for the History of Ideas, 102 1030 Pollack, B. L., and Little, L. K. "Experimental Project in Physics Education, or New Avenue for Women." PHYSICS TEACHER 11 (1973): 391-399. 1031 Roth, Laura M., and O'Fallon, Nancy M. WOMEN IN PHYSICS. New York: American Physical Society, Committee on the Status of Women, 1976. 1032 Traweek, Sharon. "High Energy Physics: A Male Preserve." TECHNOLOGY REVIEW 87, no.8 (November/December 1984): 42-43. 1033 Walberg, Herbert J. "Physics, Femininity, and Creativity." DEVELOPMENT PSYCHOLOGY 1, no.1 (1969): 47-54. Research showing that "the apparent trait discontinuities in feminine and scientific roles help to account for the relatively poor showing of women in science." 1034 Weeks, Dorothy W. "Women in Physics." PHYSICS TODAY 13, no.22, (August 1960): 22-23. 1035 Wilson, Jane S., and Serber, Charlotte, eds. STANDING BY AND MAKING DO: WOMEN OF WARTIME LOS ALAMOS. Los Alamos, NM: Los Alamos Historical Society, 1988. 1036 "Women Physicists in the U.S.: The Career Influence of Marital Status." Fava, Sylvia F. Deierlein, Kathy CSWP GAZETTE: NEWSLETTER OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN PHYSICS 8, no.2 (August 1988): 1-3. Part of larger study on career paths of women physicists. BIOGRAPHIES AND STUDIES OF INDIVIDUALS NOTE: In NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN, edited by Edward T. James et al. (3 vols., Combridge: Harvard University Press, 1971), see entries for Margaret Maltby and Sarah Whiting. In NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN: THE MODERN PERIOD, edited by Barbara Sicherman and Carol Hurd Green (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1980), see Elda Anderson, Maria Mayer, and Marie Rand. WOMEN IN THE SCIENTIFIC SEARCH: AN AMERICAN BIO-BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1724-1979, by Patricia Joan Siegel and Kay Thoms Finley (Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1985) covers ten women physicists. 1037 Barr, E. Scott. "Margaret Eliza Maltby." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS 28 (1960): 474-475. First woman to receive a Ph.D. from a German university. 1038 Crawford, Deborah. LISE MEITNER, ATOMIC PIONEER. New York: Crown, 1969. 1039 Dash, Joan. "Maria Goeppert-Mayer." In A LIFE OF ONE'S OWN: THREE GIFTED WOMEN AND THE MEN THEY MARRIED, pp.229-346, 368-369. New York: Harper & Row, 1973. 1040 Dickman, Steven. "Meitner Receives Her Due (Fifty Years After She Participated in the Discovery of Nuclear Fission)." NATURE 340 (August 17, 1989): 497. 1041 Elena, Alberto. "In Lode della Filosofessa di Bologna": An Introduction to Laura Bassi." ISIS 82 (September 1991): 510-518. Laura Maria Caterina Bassi (1711-78), Italian physicist and anatomist. 1042 Freeman, Joan. A PASSION FOR PHYSICS: THE STORY OF A WOMAN PHYSICIST. New York: A. Hilger, 1991. 1043 Frisch, O. R. "Lise Meitner, 1878-1968." BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIRS OF FELLOWS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY 16 (1970): 405-420. Nuclear physicist, co- discoverer of fission. 1044 Glasser, Robert G., and Snow, George A. "Bice Sechi-Zorm." PHYSICS TODAY 38 (April 1985): 101. Obituary. 1045 Herzenberg, Caroline L., and Howes, Ruth Hege. "Women of the Manhattan Project." TECHNOLOGY REVIEW (in press). 1046 Hodgkin, Dorothy H. C. "Kathleen Lonsdale, 28 January 1903 - 1 April 1971." BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIRS OF FELLOWS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY 21 (1975): 447-484. Crystallographer, physicist, chemist. First woman president of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. 1047 Horning, Beth. "The Controversial Career of Evelyn Fox Keller." TECHNOLOGY REVIEW 96 (January 1993): 58-68. 1048 Howes, Ruth Hege, and Herzenberg, Caroline L. "Women in Weapons Development: The Manhattan Project." In WOMEN AND THE USE OF MILITARY FORCE, ed. Ruth Hege Howes and Michael R. Stevenson, pp.95-110. Boulder, CO: Lynne Riener, 1993. 1049 Johnson, Karen E. "Maria Goeppert Mayer: Atoms, Molecules, and Nuclear Shells." PHYSICS TODAY 39 (September 1986): 44-49. On her work during 1930-1946 which gained her a Nobel Prize. 1050 Julian, Maureen M. "Dame Kathleen Lonsdale (1903-1971)." PHYSICS TEACHER 19 (1981): 159-165. 1051 Keller, Evelyn Fox. "The Anomaly of a Woman in Physics." In WORKING IT OUT: 23 WOMEN WRITERS, ARTISTS, SCIENTISTS, AND SCHOLARS TALK ABOUT THEIR LIVES AND WORK, ed. by Sara Ruddick & Pamela Daniels, pp.77-91. New York: Pantheon, 1977. 1052 Libby, Leona Marshall. THE URANIUM PEOPLE. New York: Crane Russak, 1979. Chatty memoir by a nuclear physicist. 1053 Lubkin, Gloria. "Chien-Shiung Wu, the First Lady of Physics Research." SMITHSONIAN 1 (1971): 52-57. 1054 Maradudin, Alexei A., and Yen, William M. "Ljubov A. Rebane (obituary)." PHYSICS TODAY 45 (October 1992): 137-8. Russian spectroscopist. 1055 Mason, Joan. "The Admission of the First Women to the Royal Society of London." NOTES AND RECORDS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON 46 (1992): 279-300. On Kathleen Lonsdale and Marjory Stephenson. 1056 Mason, Joan. "Hertha Ayrton (1854-1923) and the Admission of Women to the Royal Society of London." NOTES AND RECORDS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON 45 (1991): 201-220. 1057 McCann, Mary. "No Parity in Science: Being a Woman in Nuclear Physics." SCIENCE FOR THE PEOPLE no.46 (1980): 9-11. Autobiographical. 1058 Rayner-Canham, Geoffrey W., and Rayner-Canham, Marelene F. HARRIET BROOKS: PIONEER NUCLEAR SCIENTIST. Buffalo, NY and Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1992. 1059 Rayner-Canham, Marelene F., and Rayner-Canham, Geoffrey W. "Harriet Brooks, 1876-1933: Canada's First Woman Nuclear Physicist." In DESPITE THE ODDS: ESSAYS ON CANADIAN WOMEN AND SCIENCE, ed. by Marianne Gosztonyi Ainley, pp.195-203. Montreal: Vehicule Press; Buffalo, NY: U.S. Distributor Press, University of Toronto Press, 1990. 1060 Rayner-Canham, Marelene F., and Rayner-Canham, Geoffrey W. "Pioneer Women in Nuclear-Science." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS 58, no.11 (1990): 1036-1043. 1061 Rife, Pat. "Lise Meitner (1878-1968). Part 1: The Early Years." ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN MATHEMATICS NEWSLETTER 10, no.3 (May/June 1980): 8-13. 1062 Rife, Pat. "Lise Meitner (1878-1968). Part 2: the Mathematical Interpretation of Nuclear Fission." ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN MATHEMATICS NEWSLETTER 10, no.4 (July/August 1980): 9-14. 1063 Sachs, Robert G. "Maria Goeppert Mayer, June 28, 1906-February 20, 1972." BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIRS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCE 50 (1979): 311-328. 1064 Sharp, Evelyn. HERTHA AYRTON: A MEMOIR. London: Arnold, 1926. 1065 Sime, Ruth Lewin. "Lise Meitner and the Discovery of Fission." JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL EDUCATION 66 (May 1989): 373-376. 1066 Spradley, Joseph L. "Women and the Elements: The Role of Women in Element and Fission Discoveries." PHYSICS TEACHER 27, no.9 (December 1989): 656-662. Describes the work of Marie Curie, Lise Meitner, Ida Noddack, Irene Curie, Marguerite Perey, Chien-Shiung Wu, Maria Mayer, and others. 1067 Teitz, Joyce. "Physicist: Devrie S. Intriligator." In WHAT'S A NICE GIRL LIKE YOU DOING IN A PLACE LIKE THIS?, pp. 124-144. New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1972. 1068 Tousey, R. "The Solar Spectrum from Fraunhofer to Skylab: An Appreciation of the Contribution of Charlotte Moore Sitterly." JOURNAL OF THE OPTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA. B, OPTICAL PHYSICS 5, no.10 (October 1988): 2230-2236. Chiefly technical description of Sitterly's work in solar spectroscopy. 1069 Watkins, Sallie A. "Lise Meitner and the Beta-Ray Energy Controversy: An Historical Perspective." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS 51 (1983): 550-553. 1070 Watkins, Sallie A. "Lise Meitner: The Making of a Physicist." PHYSICS TEACHER 22 (1984): 12-15.
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