Sophie’s Diary: A Mathematical Novel


Author: Dora Musielak

The French mathematician Sophie Germain was the first woman in the history of mathematics to make a substantial contribution to the proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem. Much published research about Germain focuses on her mathematical feats, made under an assumed male name, yet no biography has explained how Germain learned mathematics before that time. Sophie’s Diary: A Mathem….Read More

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