Google doodle honours “The Sun Queen” Dr Maria Telkes

One of the pioneers in the field of solar energy, Dr. Maria Telkes, is honored in the most recent Google doodle.

She firmly believed that Sun has the power to change people's lives.

Dr. Telkes was born in Budapest, Hungary, at the beginning of the 20th century.

In 1952, she became the first recipient of "the Society of Women Engineers Achievement Award."

On the academic front, Dr Telkes studied physical chemistry at the Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest.

Source: HT