Sentence Examples


  • While still an undergraduate he formed a league with John Herschel and Charles Babbage, to conduct the famous struggle of "d-ism versus dot-age," which ended in the introduction into Cambridge of the continental notation in the infinitesimal calculus to the exclusion of the fluxional notation of Sir Isaac Newton.
  • Its first meeting was held at York in 1831; and Brewster, along with Charles Babbage and Sir John F.
  • From 1828 to 1839 Babbage was Lucasian professor of mathematics at Cambridge.
  • The error was discovered, after eighteen years, by the explorations of Mr Babbage and Major Warburton in 1858, while Mr Stuart, about the same time, gained a more complete knowledge of the same district.
  • Much of what Babbage taught later on the subject of combined work is anticipated by Gioja.