Gem #6: Napier’s logarithms

John Napier (1550-1617) John Napier (1550-1617) was a Scottish mathematician. He is most famous for having invented logarithms, and today’s featured book is precisely about that. Napier’s book is entitled “The construction of the wonderful canon of logarithms”, and it is an English translation of the original Latin book. The book is available as Flip Book, or you could download the PDF. You could also start reading it below, without leaving this blog 🙂

Napier’s wonderful world of logarithms

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