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6 February 2016

  • (diff | hist) . . Johannes Kepler‎; 20:06 . . (+650). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Kepler: Bell, "The Development of Mathematics": Kepler's laws 22 yrs incessant calculation, without logarithms..Pythagorean faith in..mathematical harmony in nature sustained him..The story..one of the most heroic in science + sort)
  • (diff | hist) . . Johannes Kepler‎; 18:05 . . (+984). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Kepler: Voelkel, "Johannes Kepler..": only 3rd..set of planetary tables in European history..Copernicus' & Ptolemy's were..equally accurate, Kepler's..50 times more so.."There will be few purchasers as always with math works..chaos")
  • (diff | hist) . . John Napier‎; 17:28 . . (+626). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Napier: Igarashi, Altman, Funada, Kamiyama, ''Computing: A Historical and Technical Perspective'': also invented Napier's bones..based on Arab mathematics and Fibonacci's "Liber Abaci")
  • (diff | hist) . . Jean de La Fontaine‎; 17:00 . . (+4). .Peter1c (talk | contribs)(Add link to M. A. Screech)
  • (diff | hist) . . John Napier‎; 15:59 . . (+1,274). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Napier: Anders Hald, "A History of Probability and Statistics": Napier considered the synchronized motion of two points..He carried out these cacluations personally..20 years)
  • (diff | hist) . . Jean de La Fontaine‎; 15:10 . . (+359). .Peter1c (talk | contribs)(Add histoire de Port-Royal quote)
  • (diff | hist) . . John Napier‎; 15:00 . . (+549). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Napier: Motz, Weaver, "Conquering Mathematics": Napier's book required..intensity of concentration..while Newton's book was packed with tedious geometric axioms..probably..more enjoyable to compose than Napier's mind-numbing treatise)
  • (diff | hist) . . Johannes Kepler‎; 14:51 . . (+669). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Kepler: Motz, Weaver, "Conquering Mathematics": Luckily, Napier came on the scene with..logarithms just when..Kepler was deeply immersed in mind-numbing, tedious calculations..in his construction of the orbit of Mars..gift from heaven)
  • (diff | hist) . . John Napier‎; 14:38 . . (+293). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Napier: Motz, Weaver, "Conquering Mathematics": Napier presented his concept of logarithms as a boon to mankind for, as he pointed out, working with logarithms reduces the drudgery of numerical computations enormously)
  • (diff | hist) . . John Napier‎; 14:31 . . (+42). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(External links: added section "See also" with (1) History of logarithms)
  • (diff | hist) . . m Johannes Kepler‎; 05:59 . . (+49). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Kepler: minor link)
  • (diff | hist) . . Johannes Kepler‎; 05:58 . . (+400). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Kepler: Kasner, "Differential-Geometric Aspects of Dynamics": If Kepler had been a mathematician of the twentieth century, he would have stopped..after noting his first law, and deduced the other two analytically)

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3 February 2016