Posted on: September 14, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Emmy Noether

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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Posted on: September 14, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace was a British mathematician, writer, and computer scientist. She is mostly known for her work on Charles Babbage’s mechanical computer. She improved the designs of the Analytical Engine, also known as the simpler mechanical computer, which was made by Charles Babbage. As she grows up, she excelled in math. She became an important programming developer for the work of Charles Babbage, inventor of the different kinds of Engine. She became the World’s first Computer Programmer.

Ada Lovelace was born in London, England, United Kingdom on December 10, 1815. Her name was Augusta Ada Byron, until she got married. … Read the rest “Ada Lovelace”

Posted on: September 13, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Mea C. Jemison

Mae C. Jemison was the first black female astronaut. She is also a doctor and a scientist. One of the reasons she was so accomplished was because her parents were very supportive of her and they encouraged her curiosity and intelligence. She was born on October 17, 1956 in Decatur Alabama. Mae had two other siblings. Mae was the youngest child in her family. Her parents were Charlie Jemison and Dorothy Jemison. The Jemison family moved to Chicago, Illinois when she was three, because there were better opportunities for education there. At a very young age Mae knew that she … Read the rest “Mea C. Jemison”

Posted on: September 13, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Jane Goodall: An Environmental Hero

Jane Goodall is an incredible scientist. Her work has saved the lives of many chimpanzees and inspired youth all around the world. Her memory will live forever in the minds of many people. Jane Goodall is a savior to the Earth. I hope she lives for much longer because the longer she lives the better the planet will be. In this essay you will learn about her childhood, her research, and what she’s doing right now.

Born on April 3, 1934, a child named Jane was born to Mortimer and Vanna Morris-Goodall. Little did they know that in 26 years Read the rest “Jane Goodall: An Environmental Hero”

Posted on: September 13, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Katy Payne: An Acoustic Biologist

Katy Payne is an acoustic biologist. An acoustic biologist is someone who studies sounds made by animals. She was born in 1937, in Ithaca, NY. Payne does research about elephants and whales and how they communicate.

To begin with she spent many years studying the communication and socialization patterns of African elephants. One of her discoveries was that elephants communicate using sounds that human ears cannot hear. The sound waves travel through a combination of air and earth over distances around two miles! This sound allows elephants to communicate a lot of information to each other from long interspaces.

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Posted on: September 12, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

Facts About Marie Curie

Marie Salomea Skiodowska Curie was a French physicist and chemist who liked to do research on radioactivity. Marie Curie was born in Warsaw, Poland. She was also the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the first woman to win the Nobel Prize twice. Marie Curie comes from a family of Nobel Prize winners, so that means her family did brilliant things. She was also the first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris. Marie Curie discovered two elements: polonium, and radium. Her life and accomplishments are very interesting.

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Posted on: September 9, 2019 Posted by: aristotle Comments: 0

New Research Confirms Leonardo Da Vinci’s Rule of Trees

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”