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D'Arcy Thompson

was born 162 years ago

2 May 1860

D'Arcy Thompson was a Greek scholar, a naturalist and a mathematician. He was the first biomathematician. His book On Growth and Form had a great influence on both biologists and mathematicians.

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