Show Notes: Emmy Noether

Tracy Wilson

German-born mathematician Amalie 'Emmy' Noether (1882 - 1935), circa 1930. Photo by Pictorial Parade/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Today's podcast on mathematics trailblazer Emmy Noether was inspired by a particularly awesome piece of listener mail: an engraving of the woman herself, sent to us by listener Mark. (And that's also the listener mail we talk about at the end of the episode). Noether studied math at a time when she had to ask for special permission even to take exams, and did groundbreaking work that drew the notice of, among others, Albert Einstein.

Episode link: Emmy Noether, Mathematics Trailblazer (where you can also see a picture of the engraving)

For more knowledge: How Math Works

Holly's research:

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