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List of famous female science writers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female science writers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being science writers. There are thousand of females working as science writers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic science writers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a science writer then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list includes Frances Hamerstrom, Bjørg Evjen Olsen and more.

While this isn't a list of all female science writers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female science writers?" and "Who are the best female science writers?"
Dr. Kiki Sanford is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Science Writers
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Kirsten "Kiki" Sanford is an American science communicator. After working at the University of California, Davis as a research scientist in neurophysiology, she left research work to pursue a career in science communication. Her work has included multiple audio and video programs, including the This Week in Science radio program and Dr. Kiki's Science Hour. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 44

Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California, United States of America

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Evelyn Fox Keller is an American physicist, author and feminist. She is currently Professor Emerita of History and Philosophy of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Keller's early work concentrated at the intersection of physics and biology. Her subsequent research has focused on the history and philosophy of modern biology and on gender and science. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 82

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Joan Roughgarden is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Science Writers
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Joan Roughgarden is an American ecologist and evolutionary biologist. She is well known for her theistic evolutionism and critical studies on Charles Darwin's theory of sexual selection. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 72

Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, United States of America

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Janet Morris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Science Writers
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Janet Ellen Morris is an American author of fiction and nonfiction, best known for her fantasy and science fiction and her authorship of a non-lethal weapons concept for the U.S. military. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 72

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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