Creative Couples in the Sciences

Creative Couples in the Sciences

by Helena Pycior
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813521874

ISBN-13: 9780813521879

Pub. Date: 03/28/1996

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

This collection fulfills a central aim of this series, and enlarges the audience for Lives of Women in Science by recognizing that men as much as women readers share a keen interest in the fortunes of collaborative couples.  See more details below

Overview

This collection fulfills a central aim of this series, and enlarges the audience for Lives of Women in Science by recognizing that men as much as women readers share a keen interest in the fortunes of collaborative couples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813521879
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1996
Series:
Lives of Women in Science
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.31(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Series Foreword
Introduction3
1Pierre Curie and "His Eminent Collaborator M[superscript me] Curie": Complementary Partners39
2Star Scientists in a Nobelist Family: Irene and Frederic Joliot-Curie57
3Carl and Gerty Cori: A Personal Recollection72
4John and Elizabeth Gould: Ornithologists and Scientific Illustrators, 1829-184187
5Dispelling the Myth of the Able Assistant: Margaret and William Huggins at Work in the Tulse Hill Observatory98
6The Comstocks of Cornell: A Marriage of Interests112
7Grace Chisholm Young and William Henry Young: A Partnership of Itinerant British Mathematicians126
8Marriage and Scientific Work in Twentieth-Century Canada: The Berkeleys in Marine Biology and the Hoggs in Astronomy143
9Unusually Close Companions: Frieda Cobb Blanchard and Frank Nelson Blanchard156
10Kathleen and Thomas Lonsdale: Forty-Three Years of Spiritual and Scientific Life Together170
11Clanging Eagles: The Marriage and Collaboration between Two Nineteenth-Century Physicians, Mary Putnam Jacobi and Abraham Jacobi185
12"My Life Is a Thing of the Past": The Whitmans in Zoology and in Marriage196
13Albert Einstein and Mileva Maric: A Collaboration That Failed to Develop207
14Sociologists in the Vineyard: The Careers of Helen MacGill Hughes and Everett Cherrington Hughes220
15Botanical and Ecological Couples: A Continuum of Relationships235
16Patterns of Collaboration in Turn-of-the-Century Astronomy: The Campbells and the Maunders254
17Collaborative Couples Who Wanted to Change the World: The Social Policies and Personal Tensions of the Russells, the Myrdals, and the Mead-Batesons267
Appendix: Additional Collaborative Couples and Other Cross-Gender Collaborators283
Notes289
List of Contributors349
Index355

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