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Thursday, March 07, 2019

Who is Olga Ladyzhenskaya? Four things you didn't know about the influential mathematician | Science - The Independent

Russian-born academic celebrated on what would have been her 97th birthday, says Clémence Michallon, US culture writer at The Independent.

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Russian mathematician Olga Ladyzhenskaya left behind an influential body of work, which continues to impact fields such as weather forecasting to this day. 

For that reason, Google Doodle has commissioned a special artwork paying tribute to her life and legacy on Thursday, marking what would have been her 97th birthday. 

Born in Kologriv, Soviet Russia on 7 March 1922, Ladyzhenskaya overcame both personal and political obstacles throughout her career, which saw her author more than 250 papers.

Here are four things to know about the influential scientist:

Source: The Independent and Google Doodle Videos Channel (YouTube)