a gold coin of France of the 13th–16th centuries, bearing the figure of a lamb.
- Agner krarup erlang
agner krarup erlang person (1878-1929) A Danish mathematician. Erlang the language and unit were named after him. Interested in the theory of probability, in 1908 Erlang joined the Copenhagen Telephone Company where he studied the problem of waiting times for telephone calls. He worked out how to calculate the fraction of callers who must wait […]
- Agnes gonxha bojaxhiu
Mother (Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu) 1910–97, Albanian nun: Nobel Peace Prize 1979 for work in the slums of Calcutta, India. Saint, . a female given name, form of . noun Saint, known as Teresa of Avila. 1515–82, Spanish nun and mystic. She reformed the Carmelite order and founded 17 convents. Her writings include a spiritual autobiography […]
noun Maria Gaetana. 1718–99, Italian mathematician and philosopher, noted for her work on differential calculus See witch of Agnesi Agnesi (än-yā’zē) Italian mathematician whose major work, Analytical Institutions (1748), was the first comprehensive summary of the state of mathematical analysis. It brought together the work of authors writing in various languages, formulated new mathematical methods, […]