Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Pascal

  • Pascal’s disease

    Bo LaestadiusStockholm, Sweden The French mathematician, physicist and philosopher Blaise Pascal was born in 1623. At the age of twelve he had already studied Euclid´s geometry on his own and had written a paper about sound waves. A few years later he designed and built a calculator. In mathematics he has given his name to…