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25052Re: [PrimeNumbers] Re: Euler

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  • Paul Leyland
    May 2, 2013
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      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

      Mathematicians would definitely have Godel instead of Newton, though
      Hamilton also has a strong claim IMAO
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