Mary Corinna Putnam Jacobi

Mary Corinna Putnam Jacobi, a suffragette doctor!

Mary Corinna Putnam Jacobi was an American physician and writer. All her life, she fought for the education of women. Thanks to her, many female students were able to enter university, a field that was previously reserved for men. […]


Emmy Noether, from mathematics to the name of a moon crater

A friend of Einstein and the source of many great theorems, Emmy Noether is a mathematician who became famous only after her death. Her research work has left its mark on the history of mathematics, and her life’s journey in a male-dominated world is worth a visit. […]


Marie Curie, international radiancy

Marie Sklodowska-Curie, better known as Marie Curie, is the most famous scientist. Physicist and chemist of Polish origin, she is naturalized French. To date, she is the only woman to have received two Nobel prizes for her work on natural radioactivity. […]

Fun facts

When confinement is used to develop the greatest theories of physics.

Isaac Newton, the famous English physicist who developed the theory of universal gravitation, was also confined 3 centuries earlier. London was then hit by the Great Plague. When he was a student, the University of Cambridge sent the students home to comply with the rules of confinement, as today we have to do with the Coronavirus. This genius knew how to use his time to develop his theories in optics and solve mathematical problems. […]