Mathematicians Of The Day

5th September

On this day in 1938 the Racial Laws were passed which excluded all those of Jewish background from universities and other institutions in Germany. Many mathematicians were affected by this.

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Quotation of the day

From Ludwig Boltzmann
S = k log Ω
Carved above his name on his tombstone in the Zentralfriedhopf in Vienna.