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Download the three winning essays to learn about Kepler's mathematical astronomy, the roots of modern algebra, and the Quadrivium of Isidore of Seville.
Illustration of a counting board in Strasbourg
Archimedes' use of the law of the lever to compute areas and volumes in The Method is discussed. Classroom ready examples are presented.
The first page of Pathway to Knowledge by Robert Recorde (1510-1558). A version of Euclid's Elements, with commentary by Recorde to make it easier to understand. This page includes Euclid's first three postulates.
I am a brazen lion; my spouts are my 2 eyes, my mouth, and the flat of my foot. My right eye fills a jar in 2 days, my left eye in 3, and my foot in 4.
A listing of the history sessions at the 2008 Joint Mathematics meetings in San Diego, January 4-9, 2008.
Boyer's classic text, as revised by Uta Merzbach, is still worth having.
The Euler Society was founded as the tercentennial of the birth of the prolific Swiss-born genius Leonhard Euler approaches. The 2006 meeting is the fifth annual meeting of the Society.
Page 9, Images from Paul Halmos Photograph Collection: Burkholder, Butzer, Calderon, Chern, et al
The king of France entered into a battle and was defeated. How many soldiers did he have before he was defeated?