Intellectually gifted but inherently fragile – society's view of female scientists as experienced by seismologist Inge Lehmann up to 1930

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The road to success for Danish seismologist Inge Lehmann (1888–1993) – known for her 1936 discovery of the Earth's inner core – was difficult and full of challenges. While she herself refused to accept any notion of gender difference ascribed, society at large was less open-minded. Using newly discovered, unpublished historical documents, this article examines to what degree her gender played a decisive role in her graduate and postgraduate experiences.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftHistory of Geo- and Space Sciences
Vol/bind13
Sider (fra-til)83
Antal sider92
ISSN2190-5010
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2 maj 2022

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