Special Mathematicians Revisted
To begin the school year, I am reprinting a "classic" Mathematician of the Week from 10/28/2007...as an example of what you will find in the Archives....
A slight deviance from the normal format. What common characteristic do all of the following great mathematicians share:
 Leonhard Euler
 Nicholas Saunderson
 Lev Pontryagin
 Alfred Loewy
 W.G. Bickley
 Bernard Morin
 Joseph Plateau
Answer:
All were blind mathematicians! For more, the interesting article "The World of Blind Mathematicians" in the Notices of the AMS (Nov 2002).
