Pieces from the History of Mathematics

The early history of mathematics has always excited me. Discovering how people from the Antiquity did mathematics is incredibly interesting and satisfying. In the past months, I have done some research on this topic, especially old manuscripts. Therefore in this post I want to share my discoveries with you all. Ishango Bone In 1960, a... Continue Reading →

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Review “The Math Book”

If you have been following me on Instagram or Goodreads, you probably know by now that I have been reading "The Math Book" by Clifford A. Pickover. This was one of the books chosen in the LThMath Book Club on Goodreads for the June-July reading challenge. General public description Math’s infinite mysteries and beauty unfold in... Continue Reading →

4 Calculators that made History

After writing Calculators that Made History I realized that a poster or infographic on this subject would be very interesting. Have a great day. Enjoy the summer! If you have ideas for future blog posts, let us know. Don’t forget to check our last post: New Book Discoveries. Also, check my Summer Reading List – I am on schedule with... Continue Reading →

Calculators that Made History

Numbers are part of our daily lives and calculators have become a daily commodity. There is no phone, tablet or laptop nowadays without a calculator app on it. It has become vital to our society, but it wasn't like that all the time (of course...). Moreover, they have evolved so much from the 1642 Blaise... Continue Reading →

Great Women in Mathematics

This week I finally did some infographic designs inspired by all the women in mathematics I have talked about so far this month. I have to say that this topic has been one of the most interesting topics so far. I am very happy I decided to spend a full month reading more about these... Continue Reading →

PAUL ERDŐS – a short chronology

Since I read "The Man who Loved only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdos and the Search for Mathematical Truth" by Paul Hoffman, I have wanted to create an infographic - short chronology - on Paul Erdős. I have spent a lot of time thinking what it should include and things like that, so here is the... Continue Reading →

Books Wish List

Summer is over... that is not necessary a bad thing. I really enjoy Autumn; it is one of best seasons to start reading excessively. Summer is always a little to hot and I always want to just go outside and walk randomly or visit as many places as possible. But when Autumn is approaching I... Continue Reading →

Blaise Pascal

Today, 19th June, we are celebrating Blaise Pascal's birthday. In the past week, I have written a post related to his work: Pascal's Triangle. I also recommend you read about Pascal's Wager (his mathematical argument to justify belief in God and a virtuous life). Here is a short infographic on his mathematical contributions. Enjoy! Source: Wikipedia.  Hope... Continue Reading →

A Brief History of Protractors

Source: The National Museum of American History Hope you enjoy these infographics, let me know in the comment bellow what other things you would like to see. Have a great day. You can find me on Facebook,  Tumblr,  Google+,  Twitter   and  Instagram. I will try to post there as often as possible. Lots of love and don’t... Continue Reading →

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