1st May

Mathematicians who were born or died on 1st May


Mathematicians born on this day:

1793 : Kulik

1825 : Balmer
1863 : Berzolari
1891 : Milne-Thomson
1908 : Hans Schubert
1908 : Kline
1924 : Granville
1926 : Peter Lax

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1870 : Lamé
1916 : Weiler
2011 : Ernest Wilkins
2011 : Orszag

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Johann Balmer Gabriel Lamé Hans Schubert


Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty Mathematician of the week

A quotation for today

Morris Kline (1908 - 1992)

In brief, the whole world is the totality of mathematically expressible motions of objects in space and time, and the entire universe is a great, harmonious, and mathematically designed machine.



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