In Lazare Carnot’s Footsteps

Juhel, Alain
June 2010
Mathematical Intelligencer;Jun2010, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p56
Academic Journal
The article features on how Lazare Carnot is regarded in France. It notes that the statues of the famous Engineer Corps officer, statesman, and mathematician paid a great figure in the French revolution. In France, it mentions that almost every town and village has a street named by him. It states that Carnot's interest in mathematics has been discovered himself by the time he prepared for the Mézières Engineers Military College.


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