Logarithm Tables

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Logrithm - History - Logarithm Tables, Slide Rules, and Historical Applications
... By simplifying difficult calculations, logarithms contributed to the advance of science, and especially of astronomy ... Pierre-Simon Laplace called logarithms "...n admirable artifice which, by reducing to a few days the labour of many months, doubles the life of the astronomer, and spares him the errors ... The first such table was compiled by Henry Briggs in 1617, immediately after Napier's invention ...

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