## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 1st February

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##### Born:

- 1840: Allen Whitworth Ⓟ
- 1888: Hermann Kober Ⓟ
- 1900: J C Burkill Ⓟ
- 1902: Jovan Karamata Ⓟ
- 1905: Ernst Stueckelberg Ⓟ
- 1913: Ernest Corominas Ⓟ
- 1916: George Mackey Ⓟ

##### Died:

- 1869: Theodore Strong Ⓟ
- 1903: George Stokes Ⓟ
- 1942: Arnold Scholz Ⓟ
- 1970: Alfréd Rényi Ⓟ
- 1976: Werner Heisenberg Ⓟ
- 1986: Ida Rhodes Ⓟ

#### Quotation of the day

##### From Werner Heisenberg

I think that modern physics has definitely decided in favor of Plato. In fact the smallest units of matter are not physical objects in the ordinary sense; they are forms, ideas which can be expressed unambiguously only in mathematical language.