Jacobi was the 1st woman admitted to France's Ecole de Médecine & claimed that the nature of menstruation does not "imply the necessity, or even the desirability, of rest." She helped women gain opportunities in higher education-especially in the sciences.
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Richards believed science could improve the public's daily lives, so extended sanitation standards and basic science into the home. This would ultimately improve the public's health-and it did with her help.
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Mitchell became the first American to discover a comet and chart its orbit. The comet was named "Miss Mitchell's Comet" & she was awarded a gold medal. A crater on the moon was given her name after she died.
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Lovelace was best known for translating Charles Babbage's article over his Analytical Engine, a mechanical general-purpose computer. The Dept. of Defense even named a computer language after her.
Nightingale laid out a clear set of standards aimed at improving conditions of patients in hospitals. She designed a curriculum for nurses that would provide them with adequate training for the first time.