1591 in science

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The year 1591 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.

Mathematics[edit]

  • François Viète publishes In Artem Analyticien Isagoge, introducing the new algebra with innovative use of letters as parameters in equations.[1]
  • Giordano Bruno publishes De triplici minimo et mensura, De monade numero et figura and De innumerabilibus, immenso, et infigurabili in Francfort.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Crilly, Tony (2007). 50 Mathematical Ideas You Really Need to Know. London: Quercus. p. 57. ISBN 978-1-84724-008-8. 
  2. ^ Stannard, Jerry (1970). "Alpini, Prospero". Dictionary of Scientific Biography 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. pp. 124–125. ISBN 0-684-10114-9.