martes, 14 de octubre de 2014

Matemático de la quincena: B. Mandelbrot.

Mathematicians who were born or died on 14th October

Mathematicians born on this day: 1687 : Simson
1801 : Plateau
1868 : Padoa
1882 : Éamon de Valera
Mathematicians who died on this day: 1956 : Jules Richard
1971 : Steenrod
1982 : Dowker
1982 : Linfoot
2010 : Mandelbrot
Posters available   (Click on a link below)
Jules Richard Benoit Mandelbrot Joseph Plateau

Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty

A quotation for today Benoit Mandelbrot (1924 - 2010)
Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.
Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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