March 10, 2018

Fractals

The videotape “Fractals” was narrated by a writer of science fiction, R.C. Clark, who is the creator of 2001 Space Odessy. Individuals interviewed, experts on the […]
March 10, 2018

Euclid

Euclid is one of the most influential and best read mathematician of all time. His prize work, Elements, was the textbook of elementary geometry and logic […]
March 10, 2018

Eratosthenes

Eratosthenes was born in Cyrene which is now in Libya in North Africa. His teachers included the scholar Lysanias of Cyrene and the philosopher Ariston of […]
March 10, 2018

Emilie Du Chatlet

Born in Paris on December 17, 1706, Emilie du Chatlet grew up in a household where the art of courting was the only way one could […]
March 10, 2018

Condorcet

Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat, better known as Marquis de Condorcet, was born in Ribemont, Paris. He studied at Jesuit schools and the college de […]
March 10, 2018

Buckminster Fuller

Richard Buckminster Fuller was an enginer, mathemitican, and an architect. Twice expelled from Harvard University, buisiness disasters and the death of his four year old daughter […]
March 10, 2018

Archimedes

Archimedes was born in 287 BC in Syracuse, a Greek seaport colony in Sicily. Archimedes’ father was Phidias. He was an astronomer; this is all we […]
March 10, 2018

Analytic Geometry

Analytic geometry was brought fourth by the famous French mathematician Rene’ Descartes in 1637. Descartes did not start his studying and working with geometry until after […]
March 10, 2018

Zaire

The situation in Zaire (today The Democratic Republic of Congo) under the reign of Mobutu Sese Seko is a good illustration of an African tragedy. A […]