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    Posted on Sep 25, 2012

    6 Minimalist Posters Of Women Who Changed The World

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    Marie Curie

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    Ever heard of radioactivity? Or the elements polonium and radium? Well Marie Curie has, which is why she was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only woman to win in two fields, and the only person to win in multiple sciences (Physics and Chemistry).

    Rachel Carson

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    The marine biologist and conservationist became famous after writing Silent Spring, which, after revealing the horrors of chemical pesticides, launched the environmental movement in America.

    Sally Ride

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    First American woman in space! Also some guy named Lou Reed wrote a song about her. No. Big. Deal.

    Grace Hopper

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    Ever heard of debugging a computer? Grace Hopper, one of the world's pioneer computer programmers, is who you should thank for that.

    Rosalind Franklin

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    You might know her as the x-ray crystallographer whose helped decode the molecular structures of DNA. The humane genome anyone?

    Jane Goodall

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    The world's foremost expert in chimpanzees, and the world's foremost expert in melting our hearts. Watch one interview and tell me you're not a little bit in love.

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