16 baby names inspired by historic, brilliant women of science

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If you’re keen to inspire your little girl to reach for the stars (we mean literally, like Valentina Tereshkova) or change how we care for others (like Florence Nightingale) then have we got news for you!

We’ve pulled together a helpful cheat sheet, to take you through just a tiny few of the brilliant women of science. You might just find the perfect clever-cookie namesake for your daughter.

2. Cecilia

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Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin: Cecilia was a British–American astronomer and astrophysicist who, in the 1920's, was the first to discover that the sun was mostly made of hydrogen and helium.


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