martes, 16 de septiembre de 2014

Matemático del día I

Mathematicians who were born or died on 18th September

Mathematicians born on this day: 1752 : Legendre
1819 : Foucault
1863 : Metzler
Mathematicians who died on this day: 1783 : Euler
1891 : Ferrel
1896 : Fizeau
1977 : Bernays
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Adrien-Marie Legendre Leonhard Euler William Ferrel

A quotation for today Leonhard Euler (1707 - 1783)
Mathematicians have tried in vain to this day to discover some order in the sequence of prime numbers, and we have reason to believe that it is a mystery into which the human mind will never penetrate.
Quoted in G Simmons Calculus Gems (New York 1992)

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