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Hermann Weyl's Poignant Eulogy for Emmy Noether

Hermann Weyl, Professor in the School of Mathematics (1933–51, Emeritus 1951–55), delivered a eulogy for Emmy Noether, one of the first Visitors to the Institute from 1933–35, at Bryn Mawr just two weeks after her passing. In his address, Weyl mourned not only for the loss of Noether, but for the tragic state of mathematics in Germany. 

Read more at Scientific American. 

Date
November 23, 2016