Skip to main content
Toggle navigation
Secondary menu
about Plus
Plus sponsors
subscribe to Plus
terms of use
Search form
Search
Home
Articles
News
Packages
Podcasts
Puzzles
Reviews
Videos
Login
least action principle
Frugal nature: Euler and the calculus of variations
Phil Wilson
continues our series on the life and work of Leonhard Euler, who would have turned 300 this year. This article looks at the calculus of variations and a mysterious law of nature that has caused some scientists to reach out for god.
Read more...