A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Position-Finding
From: Ken Muldrew
Date: 2004 May 31, 21:51 -0600
> Ken Meldrew said- > > "...(Laplace was in the "Bradman class" among mathematical > physicists)" > > Is Ken referring to the Bradman I think he is, the famous Australian > cricketing batsman of my youth? If so, will that reference be > intelligible to his American readers (or even to fellow-Canadians)? One and the same. G.H. Hardy used the phrase in his "A Mathematician's Apology", ensuring lasting fame for the magnificent batsman. Ken Muldrew.