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'Mathematics for the imagination'

... characters in mathematical history; for example, Archimedes' attempts to defend his city from the Romans by a series of ...

Review - plusadmin - 29 Jun 2010 - 15:10 - 0 comments

'A short history of nearly everything'

... flick through the index at the back shows no mention of Archimedes, Galileo or any of the other mathematical pioneers on whose work so ...

Review - plusadmin - 29 Jun 2010 - 17:02 - 0 comments

A disappearing number

... for children, that forms the heart of the play. Archimedes will be remembered when Aeschylus is forgotten, because languages ...

Article - plusadmin - 19 May 2010 - 16:01 - 0 comments

Intriguing integrals: Part I

... a systematic set of tools. This work began at least with Archimedes and has a continuous history (see reference [2] below). For ...

Article - plusadmin - 27 May 2010 - 13:45 - 0 comments

'Is God a mathematician?'

... including the ancient giants Pythagoras, Plato, and Archimedes, as well as modern-day mathematicians including G.H. Hardy, held a ... gain plenty of insight into characters, as well as theory. Archimedes, so we learn, tended to forget food and personal hygiene when ...

Review - plusadmin - 19 May 2010 - 16:07 - 0 comments