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Immortal Books, essential instruments (and III)

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Descartes (1596-1650) and his Discours de la méthode (1637) is exhibited here although there is no word about his Géométrie. I could cry for it!

D’Alembert and Diderot are also here but the important D’Alembert’s mathematical works are not mentioned either. They compiled the first Encyclopèdie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers (1751-1772) and we have to settle this:

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Finally, a little mention to Albert Einstein (1879-1955) and his Über die spezielle und die allgemeine Relativitätstheorie: Gemeinverständlich (1917):

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

As you can see it’s a very good opportuniry to learn some things about all these great scientists and their works! The other scientist are Lavoisier, Lyell, Darwin, Bernard, Maxwell, Ramón y Cajal, Curie, Dirac and Morgan.

Location: MUNCYT in Madrid (map) and MUNCYT in A Coruña (map)

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