Remembering Christopher Wren

Today marks the death, in 1723, of Christopher Wren – architect, inventor, urban-planner (before the term was invented), astronomer, mathematician and father.

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Wren’s most famous work is St Paul’s Cathedral in London, but his mathematical and scientific works were extraordinary as well. For instance, he is credited with performing one of the earliest known successful blood transfusions (between 2 dogs)!Wired.com has an excellent overview of this man’s amazing work.

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