John Napier and the Invention of Logarithms, 1614: A Lecture (Classic Reprint)

John Napier and the Invention of Logarithms, 1614: A Lecture (Classic Reprint)

by E. W. Hobson
     
 

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In the present year there will be held a celebration, under the auspices of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, of the tercentenary of one of the great events in the history of Science, the publication of John Napier's "Mirifici Logarithmorum Canonis Descriptio," a work which embodies one of

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Excerpt from John Napier and the Invention of Logarithms, 1614: A Lecture

In the present year there will be held a celebration, under the auspices of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, of the tercentenary of one of the great events in the history of Science, the publication of John Napier's "Mirifici Logarithmorum Canonis Descriptio," a work which embodies one of the very greatest scientific discoveries that the world has seen. The invention of Logarithms not only marks an advance of the first importance in Mathematical Science, but as providing a great labour-saving instrument for the use of all those who have occasion to carry out extensive numerical calculations it can be compared in importance only with the great Indian invention of our system of numeration.

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ISBN-13:
9781332146178
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
08/04/2015
Pages:
58
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.12(d)

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