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Viktor Blasjo
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Who invented the Leibnitz notation $\frac{d^2y}{dx^2}$ for the *second* derivative?

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Current ways of thinking in the History of Mathematics

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Who invented differential calculus for rational functions?

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Where to pursue a PhD in history of mathematics in Europe?

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Source of claim that Leibniz discovered separation of variables for ODEs in 1691?

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Did Darwin say that the human menstrual cycle length was influenced by the tides?

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Where did Leibniz explore the product rule of differential calculus?

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Did Isaac Barrow also discover the other thing about the inverse relation between area and tangent?

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How did people believe Aristotle's law of gravity for so long?

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Robert Hooke and the Inverse Square Law

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Why did the ancients believe celestial matter was of a different type than terrestrial matter?

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Earliest Instances of a Slope/Direction Field for a First-Order ODE

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What was the mechanical principle of Leibniz's "integraph"?

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Straightedge and compass

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Suggestions for hosting a Scientific Salon of Paris in Émilie du Châtelet's time

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Was the word 'gravity' an invention of Newton?

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Historical knowledge of Distance of Earth from Sun

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An English translation of Simon Stevin's De Thiende