Mathematicians Of The Day

29th March

On this day in 1938, Ludwig Bieberbach wrote below Issai Schur's signature on a document of the Prussian Academy:-
I find it surprising that Jews are still members of academic commissions.
Schur was forced to resign a week later.

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Quotation of the day

From William Cochran
... polynomials are notoriously untrustworthy when extrapolated.
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