Mathematicians Of The Day

20th November



On this day in 1711, Robert Simson submitted to a simple test of his mathematical knowledge and was duly admitted as professor of mathematics at the University of Glasgow.

On this day in 2020 Google released a Mandelbrot doodle.

Click on for a poster.


Quotation of the day

From Edwin Hubble
The history of astronomy is a history of receding horizons.