Discovery of the Logarithm by John Napier

Here is a short series of videos I made about the discovery of the Logarithm. John Napier is credited with the discovery of the logarithm, and Leonhard Euler developed the logarithm used today. The contents of the following videos are based on Reference 1.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4


[1] e, The Story of a Number. Eli Maor. Princeton University Press.

Christina Daniel

I am a research assistant in theoretical physics. This website,, serves to organize my ongoing learning and research as well as to provide a resource to other learners around the world.

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