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Cernoises and horrible cernettes : a history of women at CERN 1954–2017. / Røstvik, Camilla Mørk.

In: Women's History Review, Vol. 27, No. 5, 2018, p. 858-865.

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Røstvik, CM 2018, 'Cernoises and horrible cernettes: a history of women at CERN 1954–2017' Women's History Review, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 858-865. https://doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2017.1335850

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Røstvik, C. M. (2018). Cernoises and horrible cernettes: a history of women at CERN 1954–2017. Women's History Review, 27(5), 858-865. https://doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2017.1335850

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Røstvik CM. Cernoises and horrible cernettes: a history of women at CERN 1954–2017. Women's History Review. 2018;27(5):858-865. https://doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2017.1335850

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Røstvik, Camilla Mørk. / Cernoises and horrible cernettes : a history of women at CERN 1954–2017. In: Women's History Review. 2018 ; Vol. 27, No. 5. pp. 858-865.

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