The two variables we're looking at today are pressure and volume, whose gas relationship was discovered during the Renaissance.
Profile: Ada E. Yonath
Born 22 June 1939 in the Guela quarter in Jerusalem, Ada Yonath is the oldest daughter of Hillel and Esther Livshitz. At that time, the area of Palestine was under British control. World War I left Palestine and other territories of the freshly defeated Ottoman Empire in limbo. The 1920 document issued by the League … Continue reading Profile: Ada E. Yonath
Profile: Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin
Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910 - 1994) British chemist known for mapping the structure of insulin, Vitamin B12, and other notable biochemistry molecules.
Profile: Iréne Joliot-Curie
Iréne Curie was born on September 12, 1897 in Paris, France to Marie and Pierre Curie. She was the oldest of two, her younger sister Eve being born in 1904. Iréne grew up to be a bright, smart, and quick young woman. Marie and Pierre would be awarded the 1903 Nobel prize in physics alongside Henri … Continue reading Profile: Iréne Joliot-Curie