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January 29, 1594

On January 29, 1594, Scottish mathematician, physicist and astronomer, John Napier of Merchiston, dedicated his manuscript, ‘A Plaine Discovery of the Whole Revelation of St. John’ to King James VI. While Napier was a brilliant mathematician and he did discover logarithms and he even invented a device, known as Napier’s Bones, which helped in completing … Continue reading

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