A portrait of the scientist as a young woman / Lindy Elkins-Tanton.

A memoir from a world-renowned planetary scientist explores her remarkable life story, the struggles she faced as a woman in the field, and her work as the leader of NASA's Psyche mission to explore the largest known metal-rich asteroid.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Elkins-Tanton, Lindy (Author)
Other title:Portrait of the scientist as a young woman : a memoir.
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarpersCollins Publishers, [2022]
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: Creating a mission to space
  • All I had were questions
  • In fragments
  • Being relentless
  • The search for meaning
  • Every endeavor is a human endeavor
  • Past is prologue
  • The kinds of things a person can want
  • Expanding courage
  • Change begins with a question
  • On not being a hero
  • Every day, a brick
  • At the end of the marathon, a sprint.