Colins Mathematical Ancestry
Some recent research amazed me. I feel somewhat humbled by
this, as I am completely unable to live up to some of these
If you don't know who the ones in green are, you should go
and look them up. For example:
.... and so on. You can find more about these amazing people here:
- Leonhard Euler:
- Fourier: As in Fourier analysis, used to find
frequencies in vibrations
- Gauss: Everywhere and everything
- Klein: After whom the Klein Bottle is named.
- Leibniz: Invented calculus at the same time as Newton
- Lagrange: The stable points in orbits are named after him.
- Dirichlet: Proved Fermat's Last Theorem for n=5
I'm gobsmacked. I must work harder ...
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