Sir D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson

Sir D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson was an influential biologist, zoologist, and classicist. He is most famous for his work On Growth and Form. In which, he posited that biological creatures and their physical structures must conform to the laws of physics and can be further understood through mathematical equations. Thompson was born in Edinburgh on May 2nd, 1860. His father was the classical master at the Edinburgh academy and managed …

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