TITLE

Felix Klein's commemorative plaque in Dusseldorf

AUTHOR(S)
Trinajstic, Nenad
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring99, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a commemorative plaque in memory of mathematician Felix Klein in Dusseldorf, Germany. Naming of Dusseldorf University after Klein as an excellent institution for studies in mathematics and natural sciences; Descriptions of important landmarks; Signage for the birthplace of Klein on a building.
ACCESSION #
1964955

 

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