Emmy Noether: Biography, Theory & Contributions to Math


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From which university did Emmy Noether earn a Ph.D. in mathematics?

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1. Why did Emmy Noether move to Gottingen in 1915?

2. Where was Emmy Noether working when she died in 1935?

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Who was Emmy Noether? Find out how much you know about this woman and her contributions to math by completing the worksheet and quiz.

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  • Why Emmy Noether moved to Gottingen in 1915
  • The subject matter of most of Noether's mathematical research
  • Where Emmy Noether received her Ph.D. in mathematics
  • The place Noether was working when she died in 1935

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  • Why Noether was determined to study mathematics
  • Struggles Noether faced in her career
  • The significance of Noether's theorem