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24 Mar 2019

Stuff You Missed in History Class

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    SYMHC Classics: Emmy Noether, Mathematics Trailblazer

    Today we revisit a 2015 episode about Emmy Noether pursued a career in mathematics in the early 20th century in Germany, despite many obstacles in her path. She became one of the most respected members of her field, and developed mathematical theory that's still important today.

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  • Posted on 23 Mar 2019

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    Fanny Brice, Part 2

    Comedian Fanny Brice's personal life was often a mess even though her onstage personas were all about laughter. Even as her beloved, Nick Arnstein, was in deep legal trouble, she supported him, started a family, and kept her career going. 

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  • Posted on 20 Mar 2019

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    Fanny Brice, Part 1

    Fanny made a space for herself on stage as a comedian because she felt she could never be pretty enough to be an actress. And her personal life was a complete roller coaster. But she remains the original funny girl, making awkward her brand from the time she was a teenager.




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  • Posted on 18 Mar 2019

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    SYMHC Classics: Caroline Herschel, Astronomy's Cinderella

    Today we revisit a 2014 episode about Caroline Herschel, who managed to break the barrier of women in scientific fields far earlier than you might suspect, in part because of her association with her brother, and in equal measure due to her steadfast dedication to her work.

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  • Posted on 16 Mar 2019

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    Sappho

    Sappho is described as the greatest female poet of ancient Greece. Or, the greatest Greek lyric poet, period. Her reputation as one of the world’s finest poets has persisted for more than 2500 years, but the overwhelming majority of her work has not.

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  • Posted on 13 Mar 2019

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