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Nikolai Egorovich Zhukovskii

was born 175 years ago

17 January 1847

Nikolai Joukowski or Zhukovsky was a Russian scientist who did pioneering work on aerodynamics. He is best known for the so-called Joukowski aerofoil.

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