The Communist Spy (Maybe) Behind This Year's Nobel Prize in Physics
How neutrino research stems from—and validates—a physicist who defected to the Soviet Union in the 1950s
Emmy Noether Google Doodle: Why Einstein called her a ‘creative mathematical genius’
IN 1935, writing to the New York Times, Albert Einstein did not tame his praise. “In the judgment of the most competent living mathematicians,” penned the great man, “Fräulein Noether was the most sig...
The Communist Spy (Maybe) Behind This Year's Nobel Prize in Physics
How neutrino research stems from—and validates—a physicist who defected to the Soviet Union in the 1950s
Emmy Noether Google Doodle: Why Einstein called her a ‘creative mathematical genius’
IN 1935, writing to the New York Times, Albert Einstein did not tame his praise. “In the judgment of the most competent living mathematicians,” penned the great man, “Fräulein Noether was the most sig...
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Henri Atlan
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Born to a Jewish family in French Algeria, Atlan gained degrees in medicine and biophysics at t...
Abraham bar Hiyya
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Arthur Korn
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Oskar Fischer
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Waldemar Haffkine
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Lewis Wolpert
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Wolpert was born into a South African Jewish family. He was educated at the U...
Francis Simon
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Barend Joseph Stokvis
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Adolf von Baeyer
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Bae...
Wilhelm Feldberg
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Feldberg was born in Hamburg to a wealthy middle class Jewish family. He stu...
Ian Grant
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Isaac Schapera
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Karl Schwarzschild
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Samuel J. Danishefsky
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Samuel J. Dan...