March 18, 2013
This Week In Math History
Pierre Simon Laplace was born March 23, 1749. He is a French mathematician and astronomer who was key in the progression of mathematical astronomy and statistics. "What we know is little, and what we are ignorant of is immense" is allegedly the lat words he spoke. Check out this link http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/Biographies/Laplace.html to learn more about Laplace.