New Women in Science! Harriet Brooks!

Harriet Brooks made three major contributions to the early theory of nuclear radioactivity, and was a traveling friend of radical Soviet writer Maxim Gorky.  But then, at the height of her reputation and scientific accomplishment, she married and settled down to a depressingly unchallenging life.  Read the whole tragedy now, in Episode 72 of Women in Science!

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