Scottish mathematician perhaps best known for inventing logarithms and the ingenious arithmetic trick called Napier's bones 1550-1617.
Biographical information on this Scottish protestant mathematician.
Undusting Napier's Bones
Attempts to shed some light on the life and works of John Napier. Biographical information about the Scottish mathematician, as well as information on his ingenious arithmetic trick called Napier's bones. In addition, a Java simulation of Napier's bones is also available.
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