Mathematicians Of The Day

20th December

On this day in 1577, Thomas Harriot matriculated at the University of Oxford. He graduated three years afterwards and later entered the service of Sir Walter Raleigh.

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Quotation of the day

From Edwin Abbott Abbott
Yet I exist in the hope that these memoirs ... may find their way to the minds of humanity in Some Dimensions, and may stir up a race of rebels who shall refuse to be confined to limited Dimensionality.