Mathematicians born on this day:
1811 : Hart | Mathematicians who died on this day: |
Albert Einstein | Waclaw Sierpinski | Howard Aiken |
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
... common sense is nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down in the mind before you reach eighteen.
Quoted in E T Bell, Mathematics: Queen and Servant of Science
Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians
JOC/EFR April 2015
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