Amalie Emmy Noether was born on March 23 1882 in Erlangen, Bavaria, which was part of the German Empire. Emmy Noether probably is the best female mathematician of all time. Her dad Max Noether was a math teacher. Emmy Noether’s mom Ida Amalia Kaufmann came from a family of wealthy wholesalers. Young Emmy helped with cooking and running the house. Her mom was a really good pianist, but Emmy didn’t like like piano lessons. Emmy had a passion for dancing. Emmy also liked mathematics, but the rules of German society wouldn’t let her follow her dad’s footsteps.
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Leonardo da Vinci’s Notebooks, written between 1478 and 1518, give an inside into the mind of one of the greatest geniuses humankind has ever produced. Leonardo’s Notebooks is a collection of loose papers currently held by the British Library. 570 pages have been digitized and can be accessed online at the British Library’s website. The content of the Notebooks clearly shows Leonardo’s wide range of interests and his keen observations in multiple areas of science. An interesting fact about the Notebooks is that Leonardo da Vinci wrote it backwards from right to left so that it can be read by … Read the rest “New Research Confirms Leonardo Da Vinci’s Rule of Trees”