22nd November

Mathematicians who were born or died on 22nd November


Mathematicians born on this day:

1753 : Dugald Stewart
1803 : Bellavitis
1837 : Bleuler
1840 : Lemoine
1909 : Ottó Varga
1910 : Burton Jones

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1784 : Frisi
1912 : Bleuler
1930 : Pinkerton
1944 : Eddington
1986 : Chudakov
1996 : Garrett Birkhoff
2001 : Santalo
2007 : Mitchell

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Arthur Eddington Garrett Birkhoff Paolo Frisi


Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty Mathematician of the week

A quotation for today

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 2256) Tarner lecture 1938]

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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