# Luther P. Eisenhart

American mathematician (1876-1965)

**Luther P. Eisenhart** (13 January 1876 – 28 October 1965) was an American mathematician, specializing in differential geometry. He was elected to the United States National Academy of Sciences in 1922.

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## Quotes

edit- In these days, when the number of papers in mathematics published each year is almost without limit and the ramifications are no less perplexing in their variety, one is delighted to find here and there a digest of the work in a particular field.
- (1910). "Book Review:
*Invariants of Quadratic Differential Forms*by J. Edmund Wright".*Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society***17**(3): 140–151. ISSN 0002-9904. DOI:10.1090/S0002-9904-1910-02018-8.

- (1910). "Book Review:

- In 1869 Dini solved the problem of geodesic representation of two surfaces upon one another. In 1896 Levi-Civita extended the problem to spaces of any order.
- (1924). "Book Review:
*Lezioni di Geometria Differenziale*di Luigi Bianchi".*Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society***30**(3-4): 171–173. ISSN 0002-9904. DOI:10.1090/S0002-9904-1924-03855-5.

- (1924). "Book Review:

- The layman thinks that mathematics deals with facts and that thus there can possibly be no differences of opinion among mathematicians. We know that this is not the case.
- "brief remarks at ICM July 15th dinner at Hotel Bristol in Oslo".
*Comptes rendus du Congrès international des mathématiciens, Oslo 1936*.**Tome I**. p. 53.

- "brief remarks at ICM July 15th dinner at Hotel Bristol in Oslo".