2nd April

Mathematicians who were born or died on 2nd April


Mathematicians born on this day:

1618 : Grimaldi
1906 : Iyanaga
1908 : Reichardt
1934 : Cohen

Mathematicians who died on this day:


1946 : McQuistan
1995 : Alfven

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Paul Cohen


A quotation for today

Paul Cohen (1934 - )

The notion of a set is too vague for the continuum hypothesis to have a positive or negative answer.

Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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