Albert and Elsa in They were first cousins. Einstein fell ill with ulcer and liver problems in 1917 while he was separated from his wife Mileva Marić. His cousin Elsa Lowenthal nursed him back to health and the two were wed in
Bust of Einstein-Marić dream come true in the new Garden (on campus). Her eyes and ears are wearing the armband in protest against the unfair treatment to her: "don't you see or hear, dear Mileva, how many tubs of mud poured on you these historians of science.
Marie Tharp was the first person to map the ocean floor. Her research showed the the ocean floor was not flat, and many scientists (mostly men) disagreed. Despite opposition, she continued to work on her map. Satellite photography has prove