Mathematicians Of The Day

24th January

On this day in 1851, Charles Dodgson started studying at Christ Church College, Oxford. He went on to become a Fellow and tutor at the College.

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Quotation of the day

From Abram Samoilovitch Besicovitch
A mathematician's reputation rests on the number of bad proofs he has given.
Quoted in J E Littlewood, A Mathematician's Miscellany 1953.