Marie Skłodowska Curie was born in 1867 in Warsaw, in the Kingdom of Poland, of the Russian Empire. She was a physicist and chemist whose studies concentrated on radioactivity. Marie … Continue reading WiSW: Marie Curie
Dorothy Hodgkin was a British chemist. In 1964 Hodgkin became the first and only British woman to receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for her determinations of the structures of essential biochemical compounds by X-ray techniques.”
Rosalind’s work on X-ray diffraction images of DNA double helix is highly remarkable but the credit was given to Watson and Crick instead.