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(oi′lər), Ulf Svante von 1905-1983.
Swedish physiologist. He shared a 1970 Nobel Prize for studies of nerve impulse transmission.
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Wolfgang Forster (Berlin: AkademieVerk, 1989), 116-29, hints at the significant role of Leonhard Euler who was director of the mathematics class of the Berlin academy during 1746 and 1766.
Global Scaling Research Institute in memoriam Leonhard Euler, Munich, Germany
In the 18th century, European mathematicians Leonhard Euler and Joseph-Louis Lagrange discovered that in this rotating frame there are five gravitational sweet spots, now called Lagrange points.
Certainly they will gain a better appreciation of the genius of the master mathematician Leonhard Euler.
Marking the tercentenary of the death of renowned mathematician Leonhard Euler (1701-1783), Sandifer (Western Connecticut State U.
Among these pioneers are Pierre de Fermat, who discovered new ways to determine slopes of tangents and areas under curves, and Leonhard Euler, who advanced the field in the 18th century.
This name was invented by the Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler (1707-1783) who first created one on a 3x3 grid using the Latin numeral characters I, II and III.
Upon the bicentennial of the death of Leonhard Euler (1707-1783), widely considered one of the preeminent mathematicians of all time, the journal of the Mathematical Association of America, Mathematics Magazine, published a special issue (November, 1983) dedicated to the life and work of Euler.
A century later, however, Leonhard Euler successfully factored the next Fermat number in the sequence.
In 1769, Leonhard Euler, while thinking about a problem now known as Fermat's last theorem (SN: 6/20/87, p.