The Scientific Archive

  • Notes on the m é moire Euler “investigatio motuum quibus laminae and virgae elasticae constremiscunt,” Acta Acad. Petrop. Ann. (1779): 103 and seq. Manuscript, National Library , MS Fr. 9114 f. 155-194.
  • Research on th e ory surfaces ed elastic . Paris: Huzard-Courcier, 1821.
  • Paris: Huzard-Courcier, 1826. Notes on the nature, boundaries and extent of the questuib of elastic surfaces and general equation of these surfaces
  • Review of principles That can lead to knowledge of the laws of balance and solid movement é elastic. ‘ Annals of Chemistry and Physics 8 (1828): 123-131.
  • ‘Memory on curvature of surfaces’ Journ al für die reine und angewandte Mathematik 7 (1831): 1-29. Is how Note the values of y and z are Composed in Equation 4 (x p – 1) / (x – 1) = y 2 ± pz 2 and Those of Y ‘and Z’ in Equation 4 (x p – 1) / (x – 1) = Y ‘ 2 . Journal for the Queen and Angewandte Mathematik 7 (1831): 201-204.

‘ Memory on the employment of the thickness in the theory of elastic surfaces newspaper Pure and Applied Mathematics e s 6 (1880) Supplement: S5-S64.

Gauss and Germain

A lecture by Professor Raymond Flood

Bibliography of books and essays on Sophie Germain’s mathematics

  • Bucciarelli, Louis. L and Dworsky, Nancy. 1980. Sophie Germain: an essay in the history of the theory of elasticity. Dordrecht: Boston, Mas

  • Dalmedico, Amy Dahan. “Sophie Germain.” Scientific American Dec. 1991: 117-122.

  • Del Centina, Andrea.  ‘Letters of Sophie Germain preserved in Florence.’ Historia Mathematica 32 (2005) 60-75.

  • Del Centina, Andrea. ‘Unpublished manuscripts of Sophie Germain and a reevaluation of her work on Fermat’s Last Theorem’. Archive for History of Exact Sciences. 2008, 62: 349-392.

  • Dubner, H. “Large Sophie Germain Primes.” Math. Comput. 65, 393-396, 1996.

  • Edwards, Harold M. Fermat’s Last Theorem, Springer, New York, 1977, 61-65.

  • Franklin, Christine Ladd. “Sophie Germain: An Unknown Mathematicians,” Century, Vol. 48 (1894), 946-949, [Reprinted in the AWM Newsletter, Vol. 11, No. 3 (1981), 7-11.]

  • Gray, Mary W. “Sophie Germain,” in Women of Mathematics, A Biobibliographic Sourcebook, Louise S. Grinstein and Paul J. Campbell, editors, Greenwood Press, 1987.

  • Gray, Mary W. “Sophie Germain, A Bicentennial Appreciation,” AWM Newsletter, Vol. 6, No. 6 (1976), 10-14.

  • Laubenbacher, Reinhard  and David Pengelley. “Voici ce que j’ai trouvé:” Sophie Germain’s grand plan to prove Fermat’s Last Theorem. Historia Mathematica 37 (2010) 641–692

  • Mackinnon, Nick. ‘Sophie germaine: Or was Gauss a Feminist? The Mathematical Gazette 74 (470, Dec 1990), 346-351.

  • Musielak, Dora. The Life and Mathematics of Sophie Germain, Authorhouse, 2015.

  • Waterhouse, William C.  A Counterexample for Germain. he American Mathematical Monthly, Vol. 101, No. 2 (Feb., 1994), pp. 140-150
  • Weisstein, Eric W. Sophie Germain Prime, http://mathworld.wolfram.com/SophieGermainPrime.html,