7th June

Mathematicians who were born or died on 7th June


Mathematicians born on this day:

1863 : Edward Van Vleck
1877 : Charles Glover Barkla
1926 : John Shepherdson

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1624 : Giuseppe Biancani
1843 : Alexis Bouvard
1847 : Adolph Göpel
1907 : Edward Routh
1937 : James Macdonald
1954 : Alan Turing
1990 : Winifred Deans
2004 : Joseph Doob

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Alan Turing Charles Barkla Joseph Doob


A quotation for today

Alan Turing (1912 - 1954)

Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition.

Quoted in J D Barrow, Theories of everything

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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