30/09/1953 English mathematician Lewis Fry Richardson dies
Lewis Fry Richardson and his Forecast Factory
Lewis Fry Richardson
Benoît Mandelbrot - Lewis Fry Richardson and Leonardo da Vinci (100/144)
He is known as the pioneer of the modern weather forecasting techniques. He also tried to use similar techniques to study the causes of wars and how to prevent them. Richardson also made great contributions to the study of fractals. He invented a method for solving a system of linear equations known as modified Richardson iteration.