Bite-sized History of Mathematics

Bite-sized History of Mathematics

Noel-Ann Bradshaw, Tony Mann and Mark McCartney

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Mathematics has been done in particular times and places for thousands of years. Behind the theorems, equations, techniques and applications taught in the lecture room is a history of false starts, astonishing breakthroughs, remarkable personalities, fruitful collaborations, misattribution of credit, and disputes over who discovered what first. A series of stories, in fact. The materials aim to give students some of the history which lies behind ...
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Mathematics has been done in particular times and places for thousands of years. Behind the theorems, equations, techniques and applications taught in the lecture room is a history of false starts, astonishing breakthroughs, remarkable personalities, fruitful collaborations, misattribution of credit, and disputes over who discovered what first. A series of stories, in fact. The materials aim to give students some of the history which lies behind ...
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Archimedes

01 Feb 2011 | 06 mins 58 secs

Archimedes

01 Feb 2011 | 06 mins 58 secs

The Logistic Map

01 Feb 2011 | 06 mins 31 secs

The Logistic Map

01 Feb 2011 | 06 mins 31 secs

pi

01 Feb 2011 | 04 mins 44 secs

pi

01 Feb 2011 | 04 mins 44 secs

Non-Euclidean Geometry

01 Feb 2011 | 07 mins 37 secs

Non-Euclidean Geomet...

01 Feb 2011 | 07 mins 37 secs

Florence Nightingale

01 Feb 2011 | 07 mins 23 secs

Florence Nightingale

01 Feb 2011 | 07 mins 23 secs

Isaac Newton

01 Feb 2011 | 07 mins 26 secs

Isaac Newton

01 Feb 2011 | 07 mins 26 secs

Mathematical Notation

01 Feb 2011 | 05 mins 40 secs

Mathematical Notatio...

01 Feb 2011 | 05 mins 40 secs

Maskelyne and Comrie

01 Feb 2011 | 06 mins 29 secs

Maskelyne and Comrie

01 Feb 2011 | 06 mins 29 secs

Maclaurin and Taylor

01 Feb 2011 | 05 mins 16 secs

Maclaurin and Taylor

01 Feb 2011 | 05 mins 16 secs

Pierre Simon de Laplace

01 Feb 2011 | 05 mins 18 secs

Pierre Simon de Lapl...

01 Feb 2011 | 05 mins 18 secs

From Beans to Bytes

01 Feb 2011 | 07 mins 33 secs

From Beans to Bytes

01 Feb 2011 | 07 mins 33 secs

Islamic Mathematics

01 Feb 2011 | 07 mins 54 secs

Islamic Mathematics

01 Feb 2011 | 07 mins 54 secs

Gödel’s Incompleteness Th...

01 Feb 2011 | 06 mins 59 secs

Gödel’s Incompletene...

01 Feb 2011 | 06 mins 59 secs

Évariste Galois

01 Feb 2011 | 06 mins 03 secs

Évariste Galois

01 Feb 2011 | 06 mins 03 secs

Jean Baptiste Joseph Four...

01 Feb 2011 | 06 mins 39 secs

Jean Baptiste Joseph...

01 Feb 2011 | 06 mins 39 secs