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Who was Marin Mersenne?

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Visit this site: http://www.scruznet.com/~luke/mersenne.htm

Author:Luther Welsh
Description: It was not until the mid 20th century that Mersenne became known primarily for his Prime Number Conjecture. Historically, he was much better known for his correspondence with leading scientists of the day. Interested in optics, he also been called the Father of Acoustics. This page includes links to information about the man himself and to other pages about Mersenne Primes.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles, Books
Math Topics: Prime Numbers, History and Biography, Acoustics, Optics

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