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Images from <em>De revolutionibus,</em> the book of Nicolaus Copernicus in which he presented his heliocentric theory, arguing that the planets, including the Earth, rotated about the Sun

A survey of concepts of infinite sets over the centuries.
Determine the different values of x, when a certain function hits a minimum.
A railway train strikes a snowdrift which creates a constant resistance. How long does it take the snow to stop the train?
A brief version of the author's well-known history of mathematics text.
One hundred men besieged in a castle, have sufficient food to allow each one bread to the weight of 14 lot a day for ten months.
A description of a long-running conference in which undergraduate mathematics students gather to share their research on the history of mathematics.
Heron of Alexandria (ca 200) wrote on many aspects of applied mathematics.

A history of the concept of zero from as far back as the Babylonian period, with philosophical excursions into the meaning of "nothing".

Jacqueline Stedall has uncovered the numerous algebraic ideas of Thomas Harriot from the early 17th century and has organized them into a readable treatise.