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Portrait of Sofia Kovalevskaïa

Sofia Kovalevskaïa

1850–1891

Russian mathematician

It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul.

TOPICS: mathematicians, poetry

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Ten of the greatest women of mathematics, from the ancient world to the 20th century, whose accomplishments included major contributions to research, education, applications, and academic leadership. This beautiful poster is as inspirational as it is educational.

Many who have had an opportunity of knowing any more about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic, and consider it an arid science. In reality, however, it is a science which requires a great amount of imagination.

TOPICS: imagination

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