Re: Unread heros of Math & Physics
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"j_chrtn" <j_chrtn@...> wrote:
> And as a mathematician, Poincaré probably ranks in the topAgreed. But Einstein's claim in general relativity
> of the list close to Euler and Gauss.
far outweighs Poincaré's in special relativity.
David Hilbert is another example of "proxime accessit".
> Among my favorite mathematicians is also Galois:Also agreed. It shames me that I have not yet mastered
> I can't hardly imagine the work he would have achieved
> if he did not die (stupidly) at only 20.
what he did in those brief years. Like Eric Temple Bell
I regret his early demise.