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A new sourcebook containing the works in their original form along with a translation and a brief commentary.
This website devoted to miscellanea about Archimedes contains much interesting material about his life and times.
This unique and beautiful book features the biographies of twenty-two notable female mathematicians and scientists, showing how their determination, creativity, and intellectual passion helped them excel in their fields.
A survey of the attempts to prove Kepler's conjecture over the past 400 years.
A new collection of original source materials in the mathematics of five civilizations.
A seminar of faculty from colleges and universities in the Philadelphia area, meeting monthly at Villanova University.
The work of the great Renaissance artist/scientist Leonardo da Vinci can be taught in secondary schools through an integrated approach of several disciplines. This article explores the approach of the Ross School.
Greek ladders for approximating square roots may be more ancient than the ancient Greeks. Students at any level can appreciate their beauty and simplicity. Those who have studied calculus can compare them with Newton's Method for approximating roots.
What is the perpendicular height of a cloud when it's angles of elevation were 35 degrees and 64 degrees as taken by two observers?
You have two sums of money, the difference of which is 2 dirhams; you divide the smaller sum by the larger and the quotient is equal to 1/2. What are the two sums of money?

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