Mathematicians born on this day:
1753 : Dugald Stewart 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1784 : Frisi 
Arthur Eddington  Garrett Birkhoff  Paolo Frisi 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
Arthur Eddington (1882  1944)
I believe there are 15 747 724 136 275 002 577 605 653 961 181 555 468 044 717 914 527 116 709 366 231 425 076 185 631 031 296 protons in the universe and the same number of electrons.
[(136 x 2^{256}) Tarner lecture 1938]
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