Mathematicians Of The Day

22nd November

On this day in 2022, Jan Łukasiewicz's remains were reburied in Warsaw's Old Powązki Cemetery. He had died and been buried in Dublin in 1956. Łukasiewicz is best known as the inventer of "Polish notation".

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Quotation of the day

From Arthur Eddington
If your theory is found to be against the second law of theromodynamics, I give you no hope; there is nothing for it but to collapse in deepest humiliation.
Quoted in Des MacHale, Wisdom (London, 2002).