Here is popular 10 Women Scientists Quotes to celebrate the upcoming International Day of Women and Girls in Science. These are top women scientists quotes and apt for this event.
The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated on 11th February every year. It’s a UN observation meant for inspiring and engaging women and girls in science.
Based on a study which is conducted in 14 countries, the probability for female students of graduating in science-related field are less than the the percentages of male students. By saying this let’s go to 10 popular quotes of Top Women Scientists.
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Ten Top Women Scientists Quotes
1. Dorothy Hodgkin – British chemist who developed protein crystallography
12 May 1910 – 29 July 1994
“I was captured for life by chemistry and by crystals.”
2. Maria Goeppert Mayer – German-born American theoretical physicist
28 June 1906 – 20 February 1972
“Mathematics began to seem too much like puzzle solving. Physics is puzzle solving, too, but of puzzles created by nature, not by the mind of man.”
3. Ada Lovelace – English mathematician
10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852
“What is imagination?…It is a God-like, a noble faculty. It renders earth tolerable; it teaches us to live in the tone of the eternal.”
“I am in a charming state of confusion.”
4. Rosalind Franklin – English chemist and X-ray crystallographer
25 July 1920 – 16 April 1958
“Science, for me, gives a partial explanation for life. In so far as it goes, it is based on fact, experience and experiment.”
5. Gertrude Elion – American biochemist and pharmacologist
23 January 1918 – 21 February 1999
“Don’t be afraid of hard work. Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Don’t let others discourage you or tell you that you can’t do it. In my day I was told women didn’t go into chemistry. I saw no reason why we couldn’t.”
“I had no specific bent toward science until my grandfather died of stomach cancer. I decided that nobody should suffer that much.”
6. Barbara McClintock – American scientist and cytogeneticist
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“I never thought of stopping, and I just hated sleeping. I can’t imagine having a better life.”
“I know my corn plants intimately, and I find it a great pleasure to know them.”
7. Irene Joliot-Curie – French scientist, the daughter of Marie Curie and Pierre Curie
12 September 1897 – 17 March 1956
“The farther the experiment is from theory, the closer it is to the Nobel Prize.”
Hope you have enjoyed our selected Top Women Scientists Quotes.