The first numerical experiment - Mary Tsingou in 1954 at Los Alamos

Sunday, January 26, 2014
Thierry Dauxois

Fermi, Pasta, Ulam, and a mysterious lady
Thierry Dauxois
http://perso.ens-lyon.fr/thierry.dauxois/PAPERS/pt61_55.2008.pdf

The computations for the first-ever numerical experiment were performed by a young woman named
Mary Tsingou. After decades of omission, it is time to recognize her contribution

Thierry Dauxois  (thierry [dot] dauxoisens-lyon [dot] fr) is a CNRS research director at École Normale Supérieure in Lyon, France.

This paper was published in Physics Today in January 2008.