We are on 20th October and just a little over half of the mathematicians of the month are covered. Impressive the fact that in the last 11 days we are celebrating 21 mathematicians, while in 20 days we have only 18. 830 kata lagi
Tag » Evangelista Torricelli
Consider the simple function Y=1/X:
Take one half and rotate it around X.
It creates the shape you see at the top of this post, known as “Torricelli’s Trumpet” for its discoverer, the 17th century mathematician 255 kata lagi
Air (the atmosphere) has weight and presses on us.
- Who discovered it: Evangelista Torricelli
- Year of Discovery: 1643
How was it Discovered?
On a clear October day in 1640, Galileo conducted a suction-pump experiment at a public well just off the market plaza in Florence, Italy. 531 kata lagi