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
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- "Hermann Minkowski." Encyclopædia Britannica Inc. 2015. http://www.britannica.com/biography/Hermann-Minkowski
- McLarty, Colin. "Poor Taste as a Bright Character Trait: Emmy Noether and the Independent Social Democratic Party." Science in Context. Cambidge University Press. 2005. http://www.cwru.edu/artsci/phil/SICNoetherandUSPD.pdf
- Noether, Emiliana P. "Emmy Noether: Twentieth Century Mathematician and Woman." Association for Women in Mathematics Newsletter. http://www.drivehq.com/file/df.aspx/shareID8755087/fileID748715693/1976_11-12.pdf
- Roquette, Peter. "Emmy Noether and Hermann Weyl." Manuscript of a talk presented at the Hermann Weyl conference in Bielefeld, Sept.10, 2006. Jan. 28, 2008. http://www.rzuser.uni-heidelberg.de/~ci3/weyl+noether.pdf
- Cavna, Michael. "Emmy Noether Google Doodle: Why Einstein Called Her a 'Creative Genius.'" The Washington Post. March 23, 2015. http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2015/03/23/emmy-noether-google-doodle-why-einstein-called-her-a-creative-mathematical-genius/
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