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PEOPLE IN MATHS SERIES - CHARLES DARWIN

 

An interesting piece on Charles Darwin's contribution to mathematics which also elaborates on why we have a mathematical process named the "Student's T-test" (hint it is related to creating high quality beer). Whilst Darwin wrote in his autobiography of his youthful distaste for maths, he also wrote that he wished he had learned the basic principles of math, “for men thus endowed seem to have an extra sense".

Charles Darwin's Contribution to Mathematics