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Google Doodle Celebrates Russian Mathematician Olga Ladyzhenskaya's 97th Birthday

 

 

Google Doodle Celebrates Russian Mathematician Olga Ladyzhenskaya's 97th Birthday

Today Google Doodle is celebrating the 97th birth anniversary of Russian mathematician Olga Ladyzhenskaya.

Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya was known for her work on partial differential equations and fluid dynamics. Google celebrated her birthday with a doodle and a YouTube video on her life and achievements.

Today Google doodle is in an elliptical shape, possibly paying homage to her work involving linear and quasilinear elliptic equations.

Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya was born on 7th March 1922, in the town of Kologriv in the erstwhile Soviet Union. Her father was a mathematics teacher and is credited with inspiring her love of mathematics.

Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya was awarded the Lomonosov Gold Medal in 2002 and was also shortlisted for potential recipients for the reputed Fields Medal in 1958.

Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya died on 12 January 2004, Saint Petersburg, Russia.


 

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