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Author Senechal, Marjorie.
Title I died for beauty [electronic resource] : Dorothy Wrinch and the cultures of science / Marjorie Senechal.
Published New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  QA29.W75 S56 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (ix, 300 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- Part I Dorothy Wrinch -- Chapter 1. Prologue -- Chapter 2. Culture clash at Cold Spring Harbor -- Chapter 3. Symmetry Festival -- Chapter 4. Dot -- Part II Logics -- Chapter 5. The Wrangler -- Chapter 6. Dear Mr. Russell -- Chapter 7. The Summation of Pleasures -- Chapter 8. Scientific method -- Part III Biology in Transition -- Chapter 9. The Spicules of Sponges -- Chapter 10. Homes are Hell -- Chapter 11. Metamorphoses -- Chapter 12. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest -- Notes and References for Part III -- Part IV Proteins and the Imagination -- Chapter 13. Hornet Buzz -- Chapter 14. The Cyclol Model -- Chapter 15. What Is She Doing Here? -- Chapter 16. "Linus and Dorothy," the Opera, with Talkback -- Part V The Rosetta Stone of the Solid State -- Chapter 17. Crystals -- Chapter 18. X-rays and Insulin -- Chapter 19. Structure factors -- Chapter 20. Amherst College Wife -- Part VI I Died for Beauty -- Chapter 21. The Sequel -- Chapter 22. Strange Doings at Sandoz -- Chapter 23. Swan Song -- Chapter 24. Epilogue -- Cast of Characters -- Appendix -- Acknowledgments -- Notes and References -- Index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Wrinch, Dorothy, 1894-1976.
Mathematicians -- Argentina -- Biography.
Biochemists -- Argentina -- Biography.
Women mathematicians -- Biography.
Women biochemists -- Biography.
Related To Print version: Senechal, Marjorie. I died for beauty. New York : Oxford University Press, c2013. 9780199732593 0199732590 (DLC) 2012012253
ISBN 0199875790 (electronic bk.)
9780199875795 (electronic bk.)
9780199732593 (hardback)
0199732590 (hardback)