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Our Roots

Academic Ancestry

We are 18th generation Newtonians*, our direct academic ancestry is traceable back to Philips Morse, Lord Rayleigh, Sir Issac Newton, Galileo Galilei.

Collaboration distance with Paul Erdős (Erdős Number) : 5 (Landman)

We would like to thank NDSU Mathematics Genealogy Project.


* Issac Newton–>Roger Cotes–>Robert Smith–>Walter Taylor–>Stephen Whisson–>Thomas Postlethwaite–>Thomas Jones–>Adam Sedgwick–>William Hopkins–>George Stokes–>John Strutt (Lord Rayleigh) (Rayleigh Scattering) –>Joseph Thomson–>Karl Compton–>Philip Morse (Morse Code)–>Charles Draper–>Walter McKay–>Wallace Vander Velde–>Alan Wilsky–>Jerry Prince–>Bennett Landman