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Women in History: April 1st

Born on this day in... 1776 - Sophie Germain (d. 1831) was a French mathematician, philosopher, and physicist. Given the time in which she lived, Ms. Germain was forbidden from pursuing a career as a mathematician by virtue of her gender. She obtained books from her father's library and educated herself accordingly. After writing an… Continue reading Women in History: April 1st