Mathematicians born on this day:
1606 : Juan Caramuel
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|Augustin-Louis Cauchy||Franz Neumann||Thomas Clausen|
... mathematics is very much like poetry ... what makes a good poem -- a great poem -- is that there is a large amount of thought expressed in very few words.
In this sense formulas like or are poems.
Quoted in D Albers, G Alexanderson, C Reid, More Mathematical People
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University of St Andrews, Scotland