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. […]


Alhazen, the scientist who hides to save his skin

Abu Ali al-Hasan Ibn al-Haytham, named Alhazen, is a mathematician, physicist and philosopher born in Basra, in ancient Iraq. He is the first physicist to understand why the moon and the sun appear larger when they are close to the horizon. […]