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Ladd-Franklin, Christine (1847 - 1930)

1847–1930 Psychologist Education: A.B., mathematics, Vassar College, 1869; Ph.D., mathematics, Johns Hopkins University, 1926; University of

Lagrange, Joseph (1736 - 1813)

( zhôzĕf' lwē kôNt lägräNzh' ), 1736–1813, French mathematician and astronomer, b. Turin, of French and Italian descent. Before the age of 20 he was

Lakatos, Imre (1922 - 1974)

As a participant in the influential philosophy-of-science debates of the 1960s and 1970s, mostly surrounding Thomas Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific

Open Leibniz, Gottfried (1646 - 1716)
Leibniz, Gottfried (1646 - 1716)

Place : Germany Subject : biography, maths and statistics German philosopher and mathematician who was one of the founders of the differential

Leverrier, Urbain (1811 - 1877)

French astronomer. He predicted the existence and position of the planet Neptune from its influence on the orbit of the planet Uranus . It was

Lobachevsky, Nikolai Ivanovich (1792 - 1856)

Russian mathematician who founded non-Euclidean geometry, concurrently with, but independently of, Karl Gauss in Germany and János Bolyai in Hungary.


The exponent or index of a number to a specified base – usually 10. For example, the logarithm to the base 10 of 1,000 is 3 because 10 3 = 1,000; the

Open Logic

the systematic study of valid inference. A distinction is drawn between logical validity and truth. Validity merely refers to formal properties of the

Lorenz, Edward N.

EWARD LORENZ IS an American mathematician and meteorologist who pioneered the chaos theory. Lorenz conceptualized the strange attractor notion and