Hidden figures (Paperback)

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Forlaget skriver: SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE! New York Times Bestseller. Set amid the civil rights movement, the never-before-told true story of NASA´s African-American female mathematicians who played a crucial role in America´s space program. Before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of professionals worked as ´Human Computers´, calculating the flight paths that would enable these historic achievements. Among these were a coterie of bright, talented African-American women. Segregated from their white counterparts, these ´coloured computers´ used pencil and paper to write the equations that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Moving from World War II through NASA´s golden age, touching on the civil rights era, the Space Race, the Cold War, and the women´s rights movement, ´Hidden Figures´ interweaves a rich history of mankind´s greatest adventure with the intimate stories of five courageous women whose work forever changed the world.

    • Sideantal
      400
    • Udgivelsesår
    • Udgave
    • Oplag
    • Forlag
      William Collins
    • Originalsprog
      Ikke fastslået
    • Sprog
      Engelsk
    • Indbinding
      Paperback
    • ISBN/EAN
      9780008201326 / 9780008201326

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