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Contributions of 20th century women to physics

The centennial celebration of the American Physical Society (APS) in 1999 will include exhibits on the history of physics. Their web site is at URL http://www.aip.org/history/exhibit/htm They are co-sponsoring the creation of a electronic historical archive entitled Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics, containing biographical information on women who have made important contributions to physics. Their list of women crystallographers is R. Franklin, D. Crowfoot Hodgkin, I. Lugosi Karle, K. Lonsdale, C. Macgillavry, I. Mascarenhas, H. Megaw, R. C.L. Mooney Slater, E. Armstrong Wood, and D. Wrinch. http://www.physics.ucla.edu/~cwp/ for further information.