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.

Yet despite these obstacles, Albert Einstein even referred to her in her 1935 New York Times obituary as “the most significant creative mathematical genius thus far produced since the higher education of women began.” READ MORE.