Rachel Swaby

Rachel Swaby’s “Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science and the World” is a fascinating read that shines a light on women who have made significant contributions to the world of science. The book explores the lives and achievements of inspiring women whose groundbreaking work has paved the way for future generations of scientists. With each page, readers are introduced to remarkable women like Lise Meitner, whose pioneering work in nuclear physics helped to uncover the secrets of the atom. Ada Lovelace, the world’s first computer programmer, and Rosalind Franklin, whose x-ray crystallography contributed to the discovery of the DNA double helix.

These women and many others broke down barriers and challenged stereotypes to impact the fields of science and technology significantly. “Headstrong” is a must-read for anyone interested in science, history, and the power of determination.