Hinchliffe Mill JI School receives a lesson from mathematician
Birkhoff's work in, among other areas, dynamical systems, drew on and extended ideas developed by some of Europe's best mathematicians
and established his international reputation.
The Fields Medal, officially known as the International Medal for Outstanding Discoveries in Mathematics, was awarded to Mirzakhani by the International Mathematical Union, or IMU, on Wednesday at the International Congress of Mathematicians
, in Seoul.
Under a study conducted by the University College London, 15 mathematicians
were given 60 formulae to rate as beautiful, neutral or ugly.
Professor Tom Willmore, right, a former head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences and Dean of Sciences at Durham University, is internationally renowned among mathematicians
for his work in differential geometry.
The German mathematician
and astrologer Johann Regiomontanus (1436-1476) was the first person to treat trigonometry as a distinct mathematical discipline.
Another essential development in the science of x-ray crystallography was the invention by the French mathematician
Fourier of what has come to be known as modern harmonic analysis, or Fourier theory.
There is, however, in all those possible forms of relationship, one that is of a particular significance, and one which is instigated by the mathematician
and not the philosopher: those doctrines mathematicians
worked out in order to justify their own practice.
Students might be asked to write a biography of an assigned mathematician
or computer scientist from available books or pertinent websites.
Catherine is a 25-year-old woman who has been caring for her father, a brilliant mathematician
who spiraled into mental illness.
WHEN YOU THINK OF A MATHEMATICIAN
, what image comes to mind?
This book is the second edition of a significant work that focuses on the thought of the early seventeenth-century French mathematician
, Pierre de Fermat.
For example, how many of you who are reading this article know or know of a contemporary mathematician
who is not an educator?
More than 2,500 years ago, the Greek mathematician
Euclid proved that there are an infinite number of prime numbers.
What if you had the opportunity to interview Fra Luca Pacioli, the Renaissance scholar and mathematician
known as the Father of Accounting?