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  1. General Mathematics, N-Z (Funk & Wagnalls Multimedia Encyclopedia) - Lycos Zone: Mathematics
    Short articles on basic mathematics, including biographical information about mathematicians, from John Napier to Zeno of Elea. ...more>>

  2. General Relativity - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay describing the history of general relativity from Aristotle's notion of the motion of bodies through Lorentz and Einstein in the 20th century, with 29 references (books/articles). ...more>>

  3. Geometry Algorithms - Dan Sunday, softSurfer
    Resources for developing geometry algorithms and computer graphics software: overviews, histories of geometry, a gift shop, and more. The archive of algorithms includes areas of triangles and polygons; lines and distances of a point to a line; fast winding ...more>>

  4. Geometry.Net
    An online learning center offering extensive lists of links to sites with material in Basic Math; Pure and Applied Math; Computer & Internet; Technology; Biographers; Physics; Biology; and Sports. ...more>>

  5. The Geometry of War, 1500-1750 - Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
    A virtual version of an exhibition from The Museum of the History of Science in Oxford on the uses of geometry in the art of warfare during the Renaissance. The site includes summaries that list the instruments and books in the exhibit and also provide ...more>>

  6. Geometry Then and Now - Jordana Wiener; Tufts University
    Final paper for a Greek Science course at Tufts. Introduction: Although present day society is technically dimensions ahead of the ancient Greeks, we owe much of our progress to them. What is amazing is not so much that we are more scientifically advanced ...more>>

  7. George Pólya - Australian Mathematics Trust
    A biography of the mathematician that discusses his solution of the random walk problem, influential books on problem-solving, Enumeration Theorem and Necklace Theorem, and efforts in curriculum development, reform, and competitions. The biography mentions ...more>>

  8. George Washington: Surveyor and Mapmaker - Library of Congress
    An essay on George Washington's lifelong association with geography and cartography, "Tracing the Maps in George Washington's Life" contains the chapters Washington as Public Land Surveyor - Boyhood and Beginnings; Washington as Public Land Surveyor - ...more>>

  9. Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann (History of Mathematics Archive) - David R. Wilkins
    A biography and selected papers of Bernhard Riemann, available online or for download in various formats. A lecture on geometry and the paper which contains the Riemann Hypothesis are available in English translation; the other papers remain in the original ...more>>

  10. The Golden Ratio - Andi, Mel, and Shuj
    An introduction to the golden ratio, also known as phi: its connection to the Fibonacci sequence, related constructions (star, line segment, rectangle, and spiral), and connections to biology, history, and aesthetics. Site also includes a glossary and ...more>>

  11. The Golden ratio - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay on the history of the golden ratio (golden number, golden section), from Euclid through Martin Ohm's book, Die reine Elementar-Matematik. With references and other related web sites. ...more>>

  12. The Golden Section Ratio: Phi - Ron Knott
    Contents: What is the Golden Ratio (or Phi)? - A simple definition of Phi, A bit of history; Phi to 2000 decimal places; Phi and the Fibonacci numbers - Another definition of Phi, A formula for Phi using a continued fraction, Rational Approximations ...more>>

  13. Googolplex - Frank Pilhofer
    The American mathematician Edward Kasner once asked his nine-year-old nephew to invent a name for a very large number, ten to the power of one hundred; and the boy called it a googol. He thought this was a number to overflow people's minds, being bigger ...more>>

  14. Goudreau Museum of Mathematics in Art & Science - Stephanie Killian
    When you visit the Math Museum in New York, you can build a math model; explore games and puzzles; view exhibits demonstrating how math is used in the arts and sciences; experience challenging but nonthreatening specialized programs and workshops in math; ...more>>

  15. Grandma Got STEM - Rachel Levy
    Levy, a Professor in the Mathematics Department at Harvey Mudd College, blogs to collect public awareness and art projects that use grandmothers' pictures, names, and connections to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in order to ...more>>

  16. Grassmann's Theory of Dimension - Desmond Fearnley-Sander
    The theory of dimension for finitely-generated linear spaces was created by Hermann Grassmann and is given in detail in Chapter 1 of his Ausdehnungslehre of 1862. The main part of the present paper is an annotated translation of the relevant portion of ...more>>

  17. The Greatest Mathematicians of All Time - James Dow Allen
    Rankings and capsule mathematical biographies of the 100 greatest mathematicians of all time, with discussion that covers great mathematicians' own self-appraisals; prizes and medals; omissions; proposed candidates; comparisons with other "top 100" lists ...more>>

  18. The Greatest Math Teacher Ever - Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
    An article about the individual who, Devlin suggests, could justifiably be described as the American university mathematician who, through his teaching, has had the greatest impact on the field of mathematics... He was a pioneer in one of the most important ...more>>

  19. Greek Astronomy - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay tracing the history of Greek astronomy from its beginnings with Thales, in philosophy and timekeeping, through Pythagoras, Eratosthenes, Hipparchus, Ptolemy, Plato, Aristotle, Aristarchus, and many others; with references to relevant ...more>>

  20. Greek Mathematics and its Modern Heirs - SunSITE's Vatican Exhibit; Library of Congress
    Classical roots of the scientific revolution. An essay on the history of Greek Math, with sample math problems. Covers Euclid's Elements and Optics, Archimedes' Works, Piero della Francesca's De quinque corporibus regularibus, and links to Ptolemy's Geography ...more>>

  21. Greek number systems - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay on the history of the Greek number systems, notably the acrophonic system used in the first millennium BC, and the alphabetical numerals. With references and other related web sites. ...more>>

  22. Greek Science, Oral Report: Greek Mathematics - Chris Weinkopf
    An oral report on the WWW, with links to relevant materials at the Perseus Project. The Four Divisions; Aristotelian Reclassification; Arithmetic; Geometry. Archytus, Plato, Aristotle, arithmetic as a function of logic, numbers as expressions of worth. ...more>>

  23. The Grothendieck Biography Project - Ferment Magazine
    The on-going translation of Alexandre Grothendieck's Récoltes et Semailles into English. ...more>>

  24. Grothendieck Circle - Leila Schneps
    Alexandre Grothendieck's published articles, unpublished research, letters, and translations: The Cohomology Theory of Abstract Algebraic Varieties, Standard Conjectures on Algebraic Cycles, Hodge's General Conjecture Is False for Trivial Reasons, Groupes ...more>>

  25. Groups, Graphs, and Paul Erdös - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    The relative isolation that Andrew Wiles sought in solving Fermat's Last Theorem is certainly not the rule in mathematical research. Doing mathematics is really a remarkably social process. The abundance of meetings, conferences, workshops, colloquia, ...more>>

  26. HAKMEM - Beeler, Gosper, Schroeppel; Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT
    A list of math and computer-related problems, unsolved in 1972 when the list originated, compiled "with the hope that a record of the random things people do around here can save some duplication of effort - except for fun." Topics include: Geometry, ...more>>

  27. Hankies, Snarks, and Triangles - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    Both Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There contain many examples of Dodgson's passion for mathematical games, puzzles, logic paradoxes, riddles, and all sorts of word play. Indeed, his fascination with ...more>>

  28. Hebrew Letters / Consonants - Amerisoft Inc.
    A Hebrew letter and number chart from the At Home With Hebrew computer tutorial. ...more>>

  29. Hermann Grassmann and the Prehistory of Universal Algebra - Desmond Fearnley-Sander
    A definition of universal algebra, with a sketch of its prehistory. "...abstract algebras are divided by a very simple scheme into self-contained `species'. Within each species a perfect duality is found between families of formal laws and the families ...more>>

  30. Histoire des maths et des mathématiciens - Franck Duffaud
    Duffaud, enseignant dans le 93, a dédié son site à l'histoire des maths. ...more>>

  31. Historia-Mathematica - Julio Gonzalez Cabillon
    A closed, unmoderated mailing list whose purpose is to provide a virtual forum for scholarly discussion of the history of mathematics among those with a serious interest in the field. English, Portuguese, and Spanish are the official languages, and abstracts ...more>>

  32. Historical Mathematics Monographs - Cornell University Library
    More than 550 books in English, French, German, and Italian, scanned from originals held by the Cornell University Library. The Collection is indexed, can be browsed by author and title, and is freely available online to the public. ...more>>

  33. Historical Tidbits - Paul Golba
    Biographical and mathematical information (from an online interactive textbook on Real Analysis by Bert G. Wachsmuth) on Niels Abel, Archimedes, Johann Bernoulli, Bernard Bolzano, Georg Cantor, Augustin Cauchy, Augustus De Morgan, Euclid, Leonhard Euler, ...more>>

  34. The history of cartography - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay on how map making has played an important role in the development of mathematics. ...more>>

  35. History of Compactness - Manya Raman
    Download a paper that discusses the development of the concept of compactness, one of the most important and useful notions in advanced mathematics and a sort of gatekeeper topic to higher-level mathematics. By presenting an historical treatment of this ...more>>

  36. The History Of Computing - Dept. of Computer Science, Virginia Tech
    Index of the items in a collection of math history materials related to the history of computing by J. A. N. Lee, Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, constructed as part of the course materials for the "Professionalism in Computing" ...more>>

  37. The History of Mathematics
    Notes from a History of Mathematics course given at the Univ. of South Australia and a Graduate Certificate in Mathematics Education project. Topics include a chronological study of the development of number from a European and Eastern perspective; the ...more>>

  38. History of Mathematics - Carl Eberhart; Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
    Information and Maple worksheets on Egyptian fractions and geometry, Babylonian numeration, Hippias and his Quadratix, cubic equations, trigonometry until Ptolemy, curves, and more. Also examples of student projects. A spring 1999 course on the history ...more>>

  39. The History of Mathematics in Clerihew - Joel R. Burgeson, Newman University
    A clerihew is a humorous, unmetrical, biographical verse of four short lines - two closed couplets -- with the first rhyme a play on the name of the subject. Read clerihews about Apollonius, Euclid, Pythagoras, Hero(n), Brahmagupta, Ramanujan, Turing, ...more>>

  40. History of Science, Technology, and Medicine - WWW Virtual Library (WWWVL)
    A searchable online service established to keep track of information facilities in the history of science, technology and medicine. Sites are available alphabetically or by scientific field, source, exhibitions, institutions, regions, a historical biographical ...more>>

  41. A history of the Burnside problem - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay on the development of the questions: Is a finitely generated periodic group necessarily finite? Is a finitely generated periodic group of bounded exponent necessarily finite? ...more>>

  42. A history of time: 20th century time - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay on the dramatic changes in ideas about time in the 20th century. ...more>>

  43. A history of time: Classical time - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay on the central role time has played in mathematics from its very beginnings. ...more>>

  44. The history of voting - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay on the history of electoral systems. ...more>>

  45. A history of Zero - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay on the development of the concept of zero. There are two important but different uses of zero: one as a empty place indicator in our place-value number system, and one as a number itself in the form we use it as 0. There are also different ...more>>

  46. História da Matemática - Centro de Competência Nónio da Malha Atlântica
    Uma colecção de problemas de diferentes civilizações, ao longo de diferentes períodos da história. Contando-se a origem e história de alguns problemas ou tipo de problemas. Cultúras incluem Egipto, ...more>>

  47. História da Matemática - história dos problemas - Maria João Lagarto
    Uma colecção de problemas de diferentes civilizações, ao longo de diferentes períodos da história. Contando-se a origem e história de alguns problemas ou tipo de problemas. Cultúras incluem Egipto, ...more>>

  48. HO History and Overview (Front for the Mathematics ArXiv) - Univ. of California, Davis
    Math History and Overview preprints, from the U.C. Davis front end for the xxx.lanl.gov e-Print archive, a major site for mathematics preprints that has incorporated many formerly independent specialist archives. Search by keyword or browse by topic. ...more>>

  49. Home Pages for Developing Courses - Mathematics Throughout the Curriculum, Indiana University
    Interdisciplinary courses under development and close to finished: Life Sciences (BioMath Problems, Mathematical Foundation for Speech and Hearing Sciences), Business and Economics (Games and Decision Making, Games for Business and Economics, Mathematics ...more>>

  50. Horology: The Index - Fortunat Mueller-Maerki
    Internet resources on clocks and time: directories, dictionaries, glossaries, etc.; organizations, information sources (horological homepages; e-mail addresses for cyber horologists; other electronic media: newsgroups, directories, e-zines, mail lists, ...more>>

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