Four Centuries of Logarithms

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The first Gresham Professor of Geometry was Henry Briggs, co-discoverer of logarithms. But in this quartercentenary year of the College, haven’t computers made logarithms obsolete?

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This event was on Mon, 27 Jan 1997

Professor Ian Stewart

Professor Ian Stewart FRS

Professor of Geometry

Ian Stewart read Mathematics at Churchill College, Cambridge before completing his doctorate at the University of Warwick where he is now a Professor of Maths...

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