Mathematicians Of The Day

26th August

On this day in 1346, the English won a decisive victory over the French at Crécy. Thomas Bradwardine was in the invading force.

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Quotation of the day

From Johann Heinrich Lambert
I should almost therefore put forward the proposal that the third hypothsis (angle sum of a triangle less than two right angles) holds on the surface of an imaginary sphere.