Mathematicians Of The Day

7th October

On this day in 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama honoured Rudolf Kalman in an awards ceremony at the White House when he presented him with the National Medal of Science.

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Quotation of the day

From Niels Bohr
It is, indeed, perhaps the greatest prospect of humanistic studies to contribute through an increasing knowledge of the history of cultural development to that gradual removal of prejudices which is the common aim of all science.
Atomic Physics and Human Knowledge (1958).