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Nicola Ciccoli
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25 votes

Which mathematicians died very young or in a tragic way?

11 votes
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Does Lakatos' argument in favour of 'informal mathematics' hold up in most cases?

10 votes

What are some scientific breakthroughs that have been done during jail time?

8 votes

How did Romans do multiplications?

7 votes
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How was the Möbius strip discovered?

7 votes

What makes the musical isomorphism, musical?

6 votes
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Why did the romans use IV and why doesn't it overcomplicate things?

6 votes

Grothendieck's approach to solving problems

6 votes

Seeking sources: Catholic church and the development of mathematics

5 votes
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Why did Noether's theorem take so long to show up?

5 votes

Women in mathematics

4 votes

Examples of papers co-authored by parent/child, or siblings

4 votes

How did quantum mechanics become well known by (non)-scientific community.

3 votes

Who created topology, and when, and what problems led to this creation?

3 votes

What was the topological constant which Gauss derived in the context of his investigations in electromagnetism and knot theory?

3 votes

Roman engineers

2 votes

Who was the first individual that used the word "torus" to refer to $\mathbb{S}^{1} \times \mathbb{S}^{1}$?

2 votes

Biographies on 20th Century physicists

2 votes

Why are the standards of mathematical proof still unsettled?

1 vote

Communication using mathematical notation among people of different languages

1 vote

Quantitative measures of rise and decline of scientific fields over time (beyond number of publications)