Mathematicians born on this day:
1849 : Kempe |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1476 : Regiomontanus |

Alfred Kempe | Johann Regiomontanus | Georg Simon Ohm |

Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty | Mathematician of the week |

**Johann Regiomontanus **(1436 - 1476)

You, who wish to study great and wonderful things, who wonder about the movement of the stars, must read these theorems about triangles. Knowing these ideas will open the door to all of astronomy and to certain geometric problems.

*De Tringulis Omnimodis *

JOC/EFR April 2015
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