Alphabetical Index     Index by Year of Birth

Emmy Noether
* 1882 Erlangen, Germany
+ 1935 Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania



  Amalie Emmy Noetherwas a German mathematician who made many important contributions to abstract algebra.
She discovered Noether's First and Second Theorem, which are fundamental in mathematical physics.
She was described by Pavel Alexandrov, Albert Einstein, Jean Dieudonné, Hermann Weyl and Norbert Wiener
as the most important woman in the history of mathematics.
As one of the leading mathematicians of her time, she developed some theories of rings, fields, and algebras.
In physics, Noether's theorem explains the connection between symmetry and conservation laws.

2022 J. Giesen