sofia vasilievna kovalevskaya


[kov-uh-lef-skee, -lev-]
Sonia [sohn-yuh] , (Sofia Vasilievna Kovalevskaya) 1850–91, Russian mathematician. Unabridged
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Kovalevsky   (kŏv'ə-lěv'skē)  Pronunciation Key 
Russian mathematician who made important contributions to calculus. Her mathematical determination of the shape of Saturn's rings became a model for other scientists.
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