Google Doodle founder Ryan Germick deliberately wanted to thank Mária for her contributions and the importance of solar energy.

“I fell in love with Mária’s story because I feel like it speaks so much to the question of how far humans can go and how far human ingenuity can go,” he said.

Sister Mária was once a Belgian nun born Maria Thérèse le Franc, also known as Blessed Maria of the Trinity and better known by her canonical name Mária Telkes (born Dec. 30, 1902 – died Jun. 29, 1945).

However, she became a noted ethnologist and botanist who made significant contributions to the subjects of traditional medicines among various peoples worldwide, including Tuareg nomads in the Sahara and Andes, Amazonian Indians, Siberian aborigines, and Arctic Eskimos.

 Telkes was born in 1902 in the coal mining town of Bruges, Belgium, to Georges Le Franc and Anne de la Croix. Her father died when she was nine years old. At sixteen, Telkes decided to enter the church and became a novice aged seventeen at the Congregation of Our Lady of Mercy convent in Brussels on Sept. 23, 1918. The name “Telkes” is an Americanized version of the word “Telkes.” After completing her training as a Sister, Telkes left for the United States in 1924. She first arrived in Boston, where she taught at an orphanage for two years. She then went to central Mexico, where she studied indigenous medicine and became fluent in Náhuatl. In 1926, after returning from Mexico, she began teaching high school students in Chicago but soon retired due to a severe bout of rheumatic fever. In 1928 she started an association with the Chicago Department of Parks, which she continued to serve as a volunteer until 1933. In July 1929, she married Ernest Eugene Platt in Leonia, New Jersey. He was a social worker and the son of Ernest N.

Platt was president of Lincoln College in Pennsylvania during its first years of operation (1884–1885).

Solaire Mária Telkes was born on Feb. 9 1897 and she died on Nov. 24 1998.

Moving on, 11 quotes came up with her Wikipedia page – “The Age of Man is Over; The Age of Energy Lives.”

“Tell me what kind of children your system wants to have, and I’ll tell you how to construct it.”

“Energy cannot be destroyed but only changed from one form to another.”

“I would like more respect for work done by women.”

Today, Mária dies. Mar. 11 is the day of remembrance in Hungarian society for Mária Telkes, a Nasa scientist born in April 1915 when Hungary was part of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. The women studied plant physiology and were credited with perfecting drip irrigation.

She understood the importance of water; before then, it had almost always been customary to use sprinklers instead.

She made the most of the fact that Hungarians did not have access to electricity during WWII because she knew how to store energy during this period; her plantation is one of the few that survived the occupation and survived on stored rainwater.

She has received numerous awards over her lifetime, including a price from John F Kennedy in 1963, who recognized her work on an irrigation project in India, as well as becoming a member of the National Women’s Hall of Fame and MIT’s Water Resources Economics – an impossible feat for any other woman at that time.

Marja-Liisa Hartikainen Elsas is a Finnish composer, musician, and sociologist better known as Maria Telkes (born Jun. 22, 1962).

Maria won 1980 the city of Helsinki competition for best music school student, which granted her a scholarship to Vienna’s Academy of Music as the only woman among 350 men.

She persuaded Laurens van Houten, a high-ranking official of Philips, to subsidize productions of alternative buses overseen by activist filmmakers and documentarians Eduardo Coutinho and Anna Sophie Sønderholm.

—Mária Telkes is one of the pioneers in many areas, including radio astronomy and solar engineering. Her life’s work contributed to photovoltaics and the solar industry.

Born in Szilágysomlyó in 1926, Mária created several inventions, including a spectrograph for analyzing light polarization of spectral lines transmitted by a passing comet. This invention won her many medals in world-renowned science events.

She also accomplished many other achievements, like designing the TF1-sounding rocket-building machinery and researching dry-fit welding of metal sheets with various detectors and probes used on specially built tanks and traps.

A fun fact about Mária is that in 1988, she switched to solar energy after predicting the oil crisis. She has launched many grassroots movements to spread awareness of the advantages of this form of energy.

Mária Telkes is a Hungarian-American physicist who focused on solar and other renewable energies for much of her life.

Born in Budapest, Hungary, and educated at the University of Oxford and UCLA, she worked in academia for most of her professional life, teaching at Dartmouth College and others.

We often set unreasonable time limits on what we need to complete and fail to make progress. Remember to consider any deadlines as more of a guideline than something to tie yourself down.

“Perfection doesn’t mean you have no flaws or error; it means you can always find room for improvement.”- Mária Telkes “The key to success is not repeating the successes. It’s repeating the process over and over. “–Tony Robbins “Work hard. Be efficient. Get the job done. “Everything is possible; the word itself says “I can.”- Audrey Hepburn “Every day, you will face challenges.”- Chuck Yeager It may be a difficult day with many obstacles, but that only means I am still growing, and becoming stronger. You are allowed to make mistakes, and how you handle them matters.”- Gabby Douglas, “The key to success is not repeating the successes; it’s repeating the process over and over.”

The doodle on Google Search celebrates the achievements of Mária Telkes, a Hungarian architect and solar energy pioneer. In addition to creating the first passive solar home in California by a woman, she was also credited with being the first woman in the world to do so; she developed a green building approach that made use of natural sources of heating and cooling, became recognized for her work in social awareness concerning renewable energy during the 1973 oil crisis.

Combining several building materials from the sun, wind, and geothermal into one entity, her work is recognized for its green innovations.

As part of The Astrophysics Councilor’s List, published Sept. 4, 2007, a list of notable female scientists/mathematicians and engineers worldwide at the time, Mara Telkes is also listed among the 600 women. This list contains only 0.02% of all living individuals.

People refer to her as the mother of solar in Hungary and doggie based on the collaborative biography of scientists, MD. Mária Telkes. The book was written mainly by a colleague of Mária, Istvan Brenner.

The Hungarian-born Mária had been studying photochemistry and spectroscopy as early as 1937. Her ingenious experiment with blinking LEDs led to an invention- a breakthrough that changed the face of Hungary’s energy system.

Born in 1927, Mária was dubbed the “mother of solar” when she led mesmerizing “solar cells” experiments using arrays identical to LEDs using newly invented telephones… The Hungarian-born human biophysicist’s investigation of blinking LEDs led to an invention- a breakthrough that changed Hungary’s energy system – specifically in agriculture, where power plants were dominant in supplying heat and electricity on farms during winter months by generating heat from fossil fuels. She started her research in 1937, when she was only 15 years old, and published her first article in the “Journal of Microwave Physics and Applications” in 1968. She focused on how microwaves can be used for wireless communication but soon realized that the same waves could heat food. 

Mária Tusnády was born on Oct. 7 1927 in Budapest, Hungary. Her father, György Tusnády, worked at a research institute and encouraged his daughter to study natural sciences related to the Hungarian flora. She attended a grammar school and graduated to become a botanist in Hungary. She worked on identifying medicinal plants in Hungary until she immigrated to Canada, where she continued her studies and earned a Ph.D. in plant biology. Tusnády’s research focuses on various topics, including arboretum design, tropical species conservation, forest ecosystem restoration, and regeneration of forests following fires.

Dr. Hu’s research has been published in more than 100 scientific papers.

Among many accolades, Professor Telkes became the first female engineer to earn a Ph.D. to speak German idiomatically fluently and notably included solar energy as her specialist field of research.

John Galliano cited her work in a 1994 ballet.

She is responsible for five inventions in space (i.e., Solar Cell Book).

She published more than 300 articles on electrical power engineering, photovoltaic energy conversion, nuclear protection, and vibration analysis in the USA and internationally.

The NASA Space Power Workshop she founded paved the way for an international meeting between European Space Agency and NASA scientists, leading to cooperative projects between space agencies on earth.

In February 2006, Google conducted searches with the help of a computer program, often referred to as a “spider” or “bot spider.”

After hearing rumors about these bot spiders searching for information on the internet, she was surprised when it looked like she had an unprecedented amount of hits and, after several days, counted 65,000 hits.

Maria Telkes was a pioneer when it came to energy efficiency combined with solar power. She persuaded (at the end of World War I) countries to look for more efficient ways to consume less energy and connect this search with renewable resources.

[Telkes quote] “I have always been sure that our reliance on coal, oil, gas and air conditioning simply cannot be sustained indefinitely.”

The most famous among these solutions is the solarium. Her idea was to use solar power as heating by placing an “insulated room in daylight,” incorporating a solar panel setup on the shed roof and beds lining the window panes facing the sun where one deposited the all-black coal so that its heat source would remain undisrupted throughout noon. 

So, breakfast or lunch was served inside while sunshine could stand guard over supper outdoors when the bed’s usual occupant managed to venture outdoors even in shadowy winter afternoons. The fate of such substantial investments was uncertain. The cabin was roomy but private, with a big yard and good views of the surrounding mountains. While Keith had been picking up carpenters to reinforce the walls, he’d supervised a few other alterations to make life easier and more comfortable for his wife and children. Adding a water tank under the loft added shade to the lower part of the house in summer, while an extra block wall gave them more storage space than their modest needs warranted.

The 11 MARIA TEKS QUOTES AND FACTS as Google Doodle Honors the Solar Energy Pioneer fact sheet that has come to light is a fictional resource written. The material for this resource has been geographically sourced from on or about pages, as well as: – MARIA TEKS QUOTES, GEORGE TEKS, and MARK TEKS

  • Chapter 1 of the Fact Sheet Details:
  • Years Active: 1907 – 1966
  • Featured Quote: “Renewable energy is available in volumes and at prices that recognize today’s economic realities.”

Mária Tåk rén. Nov. 22, 1894 – May 5, 1983. She is best known as a pioneer of solar cooking and green architecture.

Mária was born on Nov. 22, 1894, in Budapest, Hungary, as the youngest of five children in a well-to-do family with conservative views.

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