Time Magazine: Man of the Millennium

Brett Evill b.evill at spamblocker.tyndale.apana.org.au
Sun Sep 27 20:59:46 EST 1998


In article <dbrower.906574832 at senna>, dbrower at us.oracle.com (David Brower)
wrote:


>Personally, I'm not all that swayed by individual contributions.
>Those who cite giants, even Newton, need to consider how delayed
>discoveries would be in the absence of such people -- Galileo was
>inching on discovering gravity, so other may have done it within 50
>years of Newton, and Euler did independantly discover the techniques
>of the calculus.

Leibnitz, not Euler.

-- 
Brett Evill

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