Marie-Sophie Germain

1776 - 1831

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Sophie Germain made a major contributions to number theory, acoustics and elasticity.
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List of References (12 books/articles)

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  1. Dubreil-Jacotin on Sophie Germain

Honours awarded to Sophie Germain
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Paris street namesRue Sophie Germain (14th Arrondissement)
Planetary featuresCrater Germain on Venus
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