Google Honors German Mathematician Emmy Noether

March 24, 2015 1:33 PM

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Google Honors German Mathematician Emmy Noether

On Monday, Google Doodle honored German mathematician Emmy Noether as it was her 133rd birthday. She was the one who overcame impediments barring women from academia and prejudice and exclusion at the hands of the Nazis. But her Google Doodle was not shown universally.

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

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