Mathematicians Of The Day
On this day in 1600, after a trial lasting seven years, Giordano Bruno was burned alive at the Campo de' Fiori in Rome. He was gagged so that onlookers would not be seduced by any of his heretical statements.
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Quotation of the day
From R A Fisher
Natural selection is a mechanism for generating an exceedingly high degree of improbability.