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In my time, I was one of the few scientists who claimed that astrology was superstitious nonsense.

I was the one who suggested that 10 should be the base of logarithms (so log 1 = 0 and log 10 = 1).

In 1617, I completed building a table of base-10 logarithms for the first 1000 whole numbers...to fourteen decimal places!

In 1619, I received the first Savilian Professorship of Geometry at Oxford, in recognition of my work on logarithms.

In 1624, I extended this table of logarithms to include the numbers 1 through 20,000 and 90,000 through 100,000...any idea why I left a gap?

I am not John Napier.

Answer: Henry Briggs (1561-1630)