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Emmy Noether

Prof. Harvey Brown, Wolfson College, University of Oxford

Date Icon Week 6, Tuesday 22 February HT 2011
Time Icon 8:15pm

Amalie Emmy Noether was an influential German mathematician known for her groundbreaking contributions to abstract algebra and theoretical physics. David Hilbert, Albert Einstein and others described her as the most important woman in the history of mathematics. We will look at her work in physics.