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Emily Chabot, Meaghan Dunn, Emily Song Women & Society
Margaret Cavendish Margaret Cavendish was a debater and a scientist. Margaret wrote the books Observations upon Experimental Philosophy and Grounds of Natural Philosophy. In these books she attacked rationalists and scientists . These people believed that they could control nature.
Maria Merian Maria Merian was an entomologist. She worked with insects and plants. She went to South America to collect samples . Many people we suspired that a women was in science and traveled for it.
Maria Winkelmann She was an astronomer. She found a comet, and her husband confirmed it later. The comet was found in 1702. She tried to get into the Berlin Academy, but they denied her because they did not a woman in their school.