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Oliver Heaviside

was born 172 years ago

18 May 1850

Oliver Heaviside proved important results in electromagnetism and vector calculus. He reduced Maxwell's 20 equations in 20 variables to 4 equations in 2 variables.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Heaviside/