The Italian inventor Candido Jacuzzi developed the famous whirlpool pump, Joseph Ignace Guillotin perfected the mechanical device to execute French prisoners sentenced to death and Ferdinand von Zeppelin invented the first flying device capable of being controlled in a long flight. They are simply three examples of the many that we could find of scientists or inventors who left their surname on their creations. However, it has not always been this way.
Some time ago EP Fischer enunciated a theorem which he baptized as the “zero” theorem and which, basically, says that every discovery with a name and surname was made before by another person.
Thus, for example, the famous sequence of Fibonacci was described by Hindu mathematicians more
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