Mathematicians Of The Day

2nd February

On this day in 1883 the preliminary meeting to set up the Edinburgh Mathematical Society was held.

On this day in 2020 Google released a Somerville doodle.

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Quotation of the day

From Bertrand Russell
Drunkenness is temporary suicide: the happiness it brings is merely negative, a momentary cessation of unhappiness.
Quoted in Des MacHale, Wisdom (London, 2002).