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Niccolo Tartaglia's Nova Scientia

Author(s): 
Frank Swetz, Victor Katz

This is the title page of the Nova Scientia (1537) of Niccolo Tartaglia (1499-1557).  In this work, Tartaglia discussed the mathematics of artillery and developed methods for determining the range of a cannon.

From the Rare Book and Manuscript Collection at Columbia University.

Part of the Mathematical Treasures section of Loci: Convergence.

 

 

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Frank Swetz, Victor Katz, "Niccolo Tartaglia's Nova Scientia," Loci (November 2008)

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