On Sun, 2013-04-28 at 18:10 +0000, djbroadhurst wrote:

> After 1600, my favourite mathematicians are

> Newton, Euler, Gauss,

> and my favourite physicists are

> Newton, Maxwell, Einstein.

>

> Some people might choose Riemann instead of Euler,

> some might choose Dirac instead of Maxwell.

> (It's hard to keep Newton out of either list, even

> though he was not a particularly likeable person.)

I'd put Feynmann in the physicist list, in place of either Newton or

Maxwell.

Mathematicians would definitely have Godel instead of Newton, though

Hamilton also has a strong claim IMAO