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 Maurice Kendall
Statistics is the branch of scientific method which deals with the data obtained by counting or measuring the properties of populations of natural phenomena.
The Advanced Theory of Statistics