20th century, Science

Emmy Noether

'The most significant creative mathematical genius thus far produced since the higher education of women began’ By Jessica Hanzlik The story of Amalie “Emmy” Noether parallels that of countless women, who, throughout generations and across cultures, were denied access to knowledge solely on the basis of their sex.  Noether, however, leaves behind her not just… Continue reading Emmy Noether

20th century, Science

Grace Hopper: Pioneer of programming and ‘Man of the Year’

By Maike Kaufman In 1969 the US Data Processing Management Association awarded its first annual 'Man of the Year' Award for outstanding contributions to the information processing industry. That year's chosen recipient, although a pioneer in the area of computing, was nevertheless an unusual one: Captain Grace Murray Hopper, the first 'Man of the Year',… Continue reading Grace Hopper: Pioneer of programming and ‘Man of the Year’