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  • There she met Emmy Noether, the preeminent woman mathematician of the century, and Princeton geometer Oswald Veblen.

    Olga Taussky-Todd. 2009

  • The "mother" of twentieth-century mathematics, Emmy Noether spearheaded the development of modern abstract algebra.

    Emmy Noether. 2009

  • Emmy Noether died on April 14, 1935, from complications following surgery.

    Emmy Noether. 2009

  • With the rise of Hitler in 1933, Emmy Noether was dismissed from her modest position as Ausserordentliche Professor at Göttingen — she was not only Jewish but a woman and a liberal.

    Emmy Noether. 2009

  • Her brother was also a mathematician, but Emmy Noether was so well known that she was called “der Noether.”

    Emmy Noether. 2009

  • Emmy Noether, a German mathematician, was the world leader in the twentieth-century development of modern “abstract” algebra.

    Emmy Noether. 2009

  • Math, as Charles Murray explained in a 2005 Commentary essay, is "the most abstract field" in the sciences, and also the one in which the achievement gap between the sexes is greatest: "The number of great female mathematicians is approximately two (Emmy Noether definitely, Sonya Kovalevskaya maybe)."

    Take Me to Your Litre 2008

  • Emmy Noether, B.L. van der Waerden, Nicolas Bourbaki, and others in the twentieth century.

    Dedekind's Contributions to the Foundations of Mathematics Reck, Erich 2008

  • Other symmetry and conservation law ideas must brought in to finish it off (these are usually the same thing as Emmy Noether pointed out).

    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Quantum Mechanics, But Were Afraid to Ask Sean 2008

  • In the sciences, the most abstract field is mathematics, where the number of great female mathematicians is approximately two (Emmy Noether definitely, Sonya Kovalevskaya maybe).

    From the WSJ Opinion Archives James Taranto 2007


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  • Amalie Emmy Noether "(23 March 1882 – 14 April 1935) was an influential German mathematician known for her groundbreaking contributions to abstract algebra and theoretical physics. Described by David Hilbert, Albert Einstein and others as the most important woman in the history of mathematics, she revolutionized the theories of rings, fields, and algebras. In physics, Noether's theorem explains the fundamental connection between symmetry and conservation laws."

    --From Wikipedia's Emmy Noether article

    April 14, 2011