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Google doodle pays homage to glass chemist Marga Faulstich on 103rd birthday

She received international recognition in 1973 for inventing light SF 64 lens.

science Updated: Jun 16, 2018 10:59 IST
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Google dedicated its doodle to glass chemist Marga Faulstich to mark her 103rd birth anniversary on Saturday.

Google dedicated its doodle on Saturday to German glass chemist, Marga Faulstich. The homage came on Faulstich’s 103rd birth anniversary.

Born in 1915, Faulstich has 40 patents in her name. She was the first woman executive at Schott AG, an international manufacturing group of glass and glass-ceramics. During her tenure at the organisation, she worked on more than 300 types of optical glasses.

She received international recognition in 1973 for inventing light SF 64 lens. After retiring, she took to travelling and delivering lectures at conferences.

She died on February 1, 1998 at the age of 82 .

First Published: Jun 16, 2018 10:59 IST