15th August

Mathematicians who were born or died on 15th August


Mathematicians born on this day:

1795 : Léger
1863 : Aleksei Krylov
1882 : Chazy
1886 : Lockhart
1892 : Broglie
1901 : Novikov
1912 : Miranda
1932 : Tarina

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1758 : Bouguer
1789 : Jacob(II) Bernoulli
1798 : Waring
1922 : Boutroux
2002 : Bauer

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Edward Waring Pierre Bouguer Louis de Broglie


A quotation for today

Louis de Broglie (1892 - 1987)

Two seemingly incompatible conceptions can each represent an aspect of the truth ... They may serve in turn to represent the facts without ever entering into direct conflict.

Dialectica



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