2nd July

Mathematicians who were born or died on 2nd July

Mathematicians born on this day:

1622 : Sluze
1823 : Blackburn
1842 : George Thom
1847 : Andrew Gray
1852 : Burnside
1892 : Walfisz
1906 : Bethe
1925 : Oleinik
1927 : Mackay

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1613 : Pitiscus
1621 : Harriot
1919 : Reye
1926 : Ramsay
1947 : Chebotaryov

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

William Burnside Nikolai Chebotaryov Theodor Reye

A quotation for today

Hans Bethe (1906 - 2005)

No one any longer pays attention to - if I may call it - the spirit of physics, the idea of discovery, the idea of understanding. I think it's difficult to make clear to the non-physicist the beauty of how it fits together, of how you can build a world picture, and the beauty that the laws of physics are immutable.

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