- So·nia [sohn-yuh] /ˈsoʊn yə/, Sofia Vasilievna Kovalevskaya, 1850–91, Russian mathematician.
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It was Kovalevsky who was right, as Elie himself declared later.
Kovalevsky, M. Tableau des origines et de l'évolution de la famille et de la propriété.Introduction to the Science of Sociology
Robert E. Park
Another great and noteworthy figure about whom all zoologists are glad to learn as much as possible is Kovalevsky.
Kovalevsky and Metchnikoff, who greatly desired to know them, decided to call on them, after much hesitation.
Kovalevsky had been right in affirming the contrary, and Elie hastened to write to tell him so.
- Russian mathematician who made important contributions to calculus. Her mathematical determination of the shape of Saturn's rings became a model for other scientists.