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Literary works authored by mathematicians

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Day-to-day tasks of human computers, à la Hidden Figures movie

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Origins and history of branched covering

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What did ancient near eastern protoscience believe about germination?

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When did mathematician start to draw figures from equation?

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What triggered the general relativity renaissance?

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Failures in math

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What are the origins of the study of symmetry as a subject in itself?

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Are there any famous mathematicians who did regular physical workouts?

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The Originator of Cobweb Diagrams

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How did people explain color before the splitting of white light was discovered?

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Who are "analysts" and "synthesists" in mathematics?

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What is the origin of "an algebra" as in vector space with multiplication?

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3 Poles and 3 Texans who had read "Principia Mathematica"

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Who do I blame for non-Euclidean geometry?

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Were matrix theory and functional analysis well-known to physicists before the invention of matrix mechanics?

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The convention for speakers to refer to themselves at the board with a single initial

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Women in mathematics

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Was Giuseppe Peano one of the greatest mathematicians of his era?

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Translated articles of Fatou and Julia

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Attitude towards mathematics throughout History

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What were the applications of ellipses before elliptical orbits were discovered?

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Old perception of the sunset: the sun is going ABOVE the horizen. does anyone heard such a thing?

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Looking for source of foods associated with specific humors

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What was taught in 19th century European electricity and/or magnetism courses?

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"Cycles" to "Hertz": Why the shift circa 1970?

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Resources for handwritten scientific notes?

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What was the connection between David Hilbert and Stefan Banach?