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Emmy Noether Google Doodle: Why Einstein called her a ‘creative mathematical genius’
IN 1935, writing to the New York Times, Albert Einstein did not tame his praise. “In the judgment of the most competent living mathematicians,” penned the great man, “Fräulein Noether was the most sig...
Ada Lovelace - Gallery
Elena Cornaro Piscopia - Picures
Elena Cornaro Piscopia - First Doctorate
Emmy Noether - Lectures
Emmy Noether - Mathematical Genius
Emmy Noether - Mathematical Institute
Emmy Noether - Emmy Noether Programme
Ailana Fraser
Sherry Gong
Sherry Gong is a graduate student in mathematics at MIT. She is the second U.S. woman (after Alison Miller won in 2004 ) to win a gold medal in the International Mathematical Olympiad, which Gong won ...
Emmy Noether Google Doodle: Why Einstein called her a ‘creative mathematical genius’
IN 1935, writing to the New York Times, Albert Einstein did not tame his praise. “In the judgment of the most competent living mathematicians,” penned the great man, “Fräulein Noether was the most sig...
Chuu-Lian Terng
Chuu-Lian Terng (Chinese: 滕楚蓮) is a mathematician. She received her B.S. from National Taiwan University in 1971 and her Ph.D. from Brandeis University in 1976 under the supervision of Richard Pa...
Mary G. Ross
Mary Golda Ross (August 9, 1908 – April 29, 2008) was the first Native American female engineer. She was one of the 40 founding engineers of the Skunk Works, and was known for her work at Lockheed Mar...
Erica Flapan
Frances Cave-Browne-Cave
Frances Evelyn Cave-Browne-Cave (1876–1965) was an English mathematician.Frances Cave-Browne-Cave was the daughter of Sir Thomas Cave-Browne-Cave (1835–1924) (see Cave-Browne-Cave baronets for earlier...
Lillian Rosanoff Lieber
Lillian R. Lieber (July 26, 1886 - July 11, 1986) was a mathematician and popular author. She often teamed up with her illustrator husband, Hugh Gray Lieber, to produce works.
Lieber was one of fo...
Lillian Rosanoff Lieber - Wikipedia
Emilie Martin
Emilie Martin - Wikipedia
Hilda Phoebe Hudson
Hilda Phoebe Hudson (June 11, 1881 Cambridge – November 26, 1965 London) was an English mathematician who worked on algebraic geometry, in particular on Cremona transformations.
Educated at Newnh...
Hilda Phoebe Hudson - Wikipedia
Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya
Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya (Russian: Óльга Алекса́ндровна Лады́женская) (7 March 1922 – 12 January 2004) was a Soviet and Russian mathematician. She was known for her work on partial differ...
Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya - Wikipedia
Huguette Delavault
Huguette Delavault (1924–2003) was a French mathematician, specializing in mathematical physics.
Delavault was born on January 15, 1924, in Andilly, Charente-Maritime; her parents were both teache...
Eva Bayer-Fluckiger
Eva Bayer-Fluckiger (born 25 June 1951) is a Swiss mathematician at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. She has worked on several topics in topology, algebra and number theory, e.g. on the theor...
Eva Bayer-Fluckiger - Wikipedia
Vera T. Sós
Vera T. Sós (born September 11, 1930) is a Hungarian mathematician, specializing in number theory and combinatorics. She was a student and close collaborator of both Paul Erdős and Alfréd Rényi. She a...
Vera T. Sós - Wikipedia
Julia F. Knight
Julia F. Knight - Wikipedia
Fariba Fahroo
Sarah Flannery
Sarah Flannery (born 1982, County Cork, Ireland) was, at sixteen years old, the winner of the 1999 Esat Young Scientist Exhibition for development of the Cayley–Purser algorithm, based on work she had...
Susan Howson
Susan Howson (born in 1973) is a British mathematician known for her work on algebraic number theory and arithmetic geometry.She received her Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Cambridge in 1...
Rose Whelan Sedgewick
Rose Whelan Sedgewick (circa 1904 – 2000) was a 20th-century mathematician. She was the first person to earn a PhD in mathematics from Brown University, in 1929. Her subsequent career in mathematics ...
Rose Whelan Sedgewick - Wikipedia
Grace Bates
Grace Elizabeth Bates (13 August 1914 – 19 November 1996) was an American mathematician and one of few women in the United States to be granted a Ph.D. in mathematics in the 1940s. She became an emeri...
Melanie Wood
Melanie Matchett Wood (born 1981) is an American mathematician who became the first female American to make the U.S. International Mathematical Olympiad Team. She completed her Ph.D. in 2009 at Prince...
Melanie Wood - Wikipedia
Hilda Geiringer
Hilda Geiringer (28 September 1893 - 22 March 1973), also known as Hilda von Mises, was an Austrian mathematics professor.
She was born in 1893 in Vienna, Austria into a Jewish family. Her father,...