Amalie Emmy Noether[lower-alpha 1] (German: [ˈnøːtɐ]; 23 Mairch 1882 – 14 Apryle 1935) wis a German mathematician that made important contreibutions tae abstract algebra an theoretical pheesics.[1]

Emmy Noether
BornAmalie Emmy Noether
23 Mairch 1882(1882-03-23)
Erlangen, Bavarie, German Empire
Died14 Apryle 1935(1935-04-14) (aged 53)
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Alma materVarsity o Erlangen
Kent for
AwairdsAckermann–Teubner Memorial Award (1932)
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics an pheesics
ThesisOn the Formation of the Forming System of the Ternary Biquadratic Form (1907)
Doctoral advisorPaul Gordan
Doctoral students


  1. Emmy is the Rufname, the seicont o twa offeecial gien names, intendit for daily uise. Cf. for example the résumé submittit bi Noether tae Erlangen Varsity in 1907 (Erlangen Varsity archive, Promotionsakt Emmy Noether (1907/08, NR. 2988); reproduced in: Emmy Noether, Gesammelte Abhandlungen – Collected Papers, ed. N. Jacobson 1983; online facsimile at Whiles Emmy is mistakkenly reportit as a short form for Amalie, or misreportit as "Emily". e.g. Smolin, Lee, "Special Relativity – Why Can't You Go Faster Than Light?", Edge, Emily Noether, a great German mathematician