Cecile DeWitt-Morette: The Academic Who Overcame it All

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French-American mathematical physicist Cécile DeWitt-Morette, who died on May 8 at the age of 94, could abide no obstacle. With her frank…

Cecile DeWitt-Morette was a pioneering mathematical physicist who worked with Albert Einstein, Irene Joliot-Curie, and Richard Feynman, and advocated for more women in the sciences. She died this May.