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    Re: David Thompson's Navigational Technique
    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.
    
    
    

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