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The bride of science : romance, reason, and Byron's daughter / Benjamin Woolley.

By: Woolley, Benjamin.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, [1999]Copyright date: ©1999Description: viii, 416 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0071373292.Subject(s): Lovelace, Ada King, Countess of, 1815-1852 | Women mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography | Computers and women -- History -- 19th century | Aristocracy (Social class) -- England -- BiographySummary: The author profiles Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace and daughter of poet Lord Byron, who became the mother of computer programming through her collaboration with Charles Babbage, inventor of the mechanical "thinking machine" that anticipated by more than a century the invention of the computer. 10 illustrations.
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Adult non-fiction 510.92 WOO (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562008853204
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Originally published: London : Macmillan, 1999.

Includes bibliographical references (pages [399]-402) and index.

The author profiles Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace and daughter of poet Lord Byron, who became the mother of computer programming through her collaboration with Charles Babbage, inventor of the mechanical "thinking machine" that anticipated by more than a century the invention of the computer. 10 illustrations.

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