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Collection (from 1614) of Roger Bacon's 13th century writings on applications of mathematics

The MAA's annual summer Mathfest will take place in Knoxville, TN from August 10-12, 2006.

A man, woman, and two boys desire to cross a river, but their boat has weight restrictions!

There is a regular pentagon. The length of its side is a. Find the area of the pentagon. Generalize your result for a nonagon.

Review of a book that suggests that the accepted historical chronology is fundamentally flawed.

Here is the title page of part I of the General Trattato di Numeri (General Treatise on Number and Measure) (1556) of Niccolo Tartaglia (1500-1557). This is an extensive work on elementary mathematics that was popular in Italy for several decades after its publication.
A railway train strikes a snowdrift which creates a constant resistance. How long does it take the snow to stop the train?
A collection of sixteen posters of contributors to calculus, with brief biographical sketches.
The ICM meets every four years. This year, the meeting takes place August 22-30 and is being held in Madrid. Section 20 of the Congress deals with the history of mathematics.
Heron of Alexandria (ca 200) wrote on many aspects of applied mathematics.

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