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1) Euler, Leonhard. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Euler, Leonhard, (la´onhart oi´lr) (KEY) , 1707-83, Swiss mathematician. Born and educated at Basel, where he knew the Bernoullis, he went to St. Petersburg (1727)...

2) Euler, Ulf Svante von. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Swedish physiologist. He shared a 1970 Nobel Prize for studies of nerve impulse transmission....

3) Euler, Leonhard. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Swiss mathematician noted both for his work in analysis and algebra, including complex numbers and logarithms, and his introduction of much of the basic notation...

4) e, in mathematics. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...constituted a great contribution to the growth of mathematics. The number e is also known as Euler's number, for Leonhard Euler, who discovered the famous formula...

5) Lagrange, Joseph Louis, Comte. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...on the libration of the moon and on the satellites of Jupiter. On the recommendation of Euler and D'Alembert, Frederick the Great invited him (1766) to succeed Euler...

6) d. Science and Technology. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...(1656-1742); Gabriel D. Fahrenheit (1686-1736); Etienne F. Geoffroy (1672-1731); Leonhard Euler (Mechanica sive motus analytice exposita, 1736); Johann Lehmann (d....

7) topology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(see Mobius, Augustus Ferdinand). 5Another topological property of a surface is its Euler-Poincare characteristic, a number which can be calculated from any polyhedral...

8) polyhedron. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...bounded by twenty equilateral triangles. The 18th-century Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler showed that for any simple polyhedron, i.e., a polyhedron containing...

9) Nobel Prizes (table). The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Owen W. RichardsonC. J. H. NicolleSigrid Undset1929Frank B. KellogSir Arthur HardenHans von Euler-ChelpinL. V. de BroglieChristian EijkmanSir Frederick G. HopkinsThomas...

10) number theory. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The modern theory of numbers made its first great advances through the work of Leonhard Euler, C. F. Gauss, and Pierre de Fermat. It remains a major area of mathematical...

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