Mathematicians born on this day:
1765 : Lacroix | Mathematicians who died on this day: |
Kurt Gödel | J Willard Gibbs | Peter Guthrie Tait |
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty | Mathematician of the week |
Kurt Gödel (1906 - 1978)
I don't believe in natural science.
[Said to physicist John Bahcall.]
Quoted in Ed Regis, Who Got Einstein's Office? 1987
Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians
JOC/EFR April 2015
This page is a copy of the one at: |
School of Mathematics and Statistics University of St Andrews, Scotland | |
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Day_files/Day428.html |