Mathematicians Of The Day

10th June

On this day in 1827, William Rowan Hamilton, at the age of 21, was appointed Royal Astronomer of Ireland at Dunsink observatory at Trinity College, Ireland. This was a unique event in that he was still an undergraduate.

On this day in 2015 Google released an Abul-Wafa doodle.

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Quotation of the day

From Morris Kline
In brief, the whole world is the totality of mathematically expressible motions of objects in space and time, and the entire universe is a great, harmonious, and mathematically designed machine.