text Annie Easley (1933 – 2011) African-American computer scientist and mathematician. She worked for the Lewis Research Center of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and its p…

text Annie Easley (1933 – 2011) African-American computer scientist and mathematician. She worked for the Lewis Research Center of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and its p…

Emmy Noether, the Most Significant Mathematician You’ve Never Heard Of - NYTimes.com

Emmy Noether, the Most Significant Mathematician You’ve Never Heard Of - NYTimes.com

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Emmy Noether. German mathematician and physicist. Einstein called her a "creative mathematical genius".

Emmy Noether. German mathematician and physicist. Einstein called her a "creative mathematical genius".

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Emmy Noether ~ the "backbone of modern  Physics", revolutionized abstract algebra, with special attention to rings, groups, and fields, filled gaps in relativity. Saw relationships that traditional algebra experts could not.  Was not allowed to fill a paid teaching position, as a woman.

Emmy Noether ~ the "backbone of modern Physics", revolutionized abstract algebra, with special attention to rings, groups, and fields, filled gaps in relativity. Saw relationships that traditional algebra experts could not. Was not allowed to fill a paid teaching position, as a woman.

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Emmy Noether. Amazing woman, amazing mathematician. Noether did trail-blazing work in a number of areas, especially abstract algebra. Rather than focusing on real numbers and polynomials she was interested in abstract structures, like rings or groups, that obey certain rules. She went on to prove fundamentals that now underpin modern physics:  Noether's theorem states that any differentiable symmetry of the action of a physical system has a corresponding conservation law.

Emmy Noether. Amazing woman, amazing mathematician. Noether did trail-blazing work in a number of areas, especially abstract algebra. Rather than focusing on real numbers and polynomials she was interested in abstract structures, like rings or groups, that obey certain rules. She went on to prove fundamentals that now underpin modern physics: Noether's theorem states that any differentiable symmetry of the action of a physical system has a corresponding conservation law.

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