Google doodle honors mathematician Emmy Noether

March 23, 2015 2:49 PM

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Google doodle honors mathematician Emmy Noether

Monday's Google Doodle honors the German mathematician Emmy Noether, on what would be her 133rd birthday.

Born on March 23, 1882 in the Bavarian town of Erlangen, Noether contributed to major advancements in both physics and mathematics, subjects that shunned women. She was also Jewish, a serious career liability in Germany at the time.

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