Mathematicians Of The Day

12th November

On this day in 1936, Alan Turing's paper "On computable numbers," in which he introduced the Turing machine, was published.

On this day in 2011 Google released a Hua Loo-Keng doodle.

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Quotation of the day

From John William Strutt
Some proofs command assent. Others woo and charm the intellect. They evoke delight and an overpowering desire to say, "Amen, Amen".
Quoted in H E Hunter The Divine Proportion (New York 1970)