Mathematicians Of The Day

2nd November

On this day in 1933, the Nazi sympathiser Oswald Teichmüller led a student boycott of Edmund Landau's lectures at Göttingen. Landau was forced to leave Göttingen.

On this day in 2015 Google released a Boole doodle.

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Quotation of the day

From Abram Samoilovitch Besicovitch
A mathematician's reputation rests on the number of bad proofs he has given.
Quoted in J E Littlewood, A Mathematician's Miscellany 1953.