Emmy Noether

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German mathematician Emmy Noether (1882–1935) revolutionized the areas of abstract algebra and theoretical physics. Even Einstein called her a genius.


Amalie Emmy Noether was born in Germany on March 23, 1882. She taught at the University of Göttingen until the Nazi regime dismissed all Jewish professors. Noether then moved to Bryn Mawr College in the U.S. Her groundbreaking work in abstract algebra and theoretical physics led to concepts like "Noether's Theorem," "Noetherian rings," and "Noetherian induction."

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