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Is it true that Albert Einstein was kicked out of high school due to his "peacefulness"?

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What hair color did Évariste Galois have?

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Autistic Assistant of Gauss used to check Primality

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Did Alan Turing know the German language?

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Who was Heinrich Kornblum?

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Who was Richard Thompson?

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Who are the youngest mathematicians that published an original research article in a peer-reviewed journal?

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Inscriptions on Newton's tomb

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Did Newton say: "If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent"?

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What type of abrasive grit was used to grind lenses for telescopes?

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Who was the first woman to complete the physics and mathematics program in Zürich?

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Who was Paul Gerwien?

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What was the best approximation of π known to ancient Babylonians?

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Arithmetic calculation before the 17th Century

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What book did Maria Gaetana Agnesi write which contained both differential and integral calculus?

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Did Cardano predict the date of his death then commit suicide on that date?

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Who is/was R. Alter, who reported 1375298099 can be expressed as the sum of 3 fifth powers in 2 different ways?

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Who was the scientist who first showed that helium has a bound state, and was he a nazi?

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Did Cantor coin the terms countable and uncountable? If not, who did?

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What is the source of Hermann Weyl's remark about "near-sighted policemen" with respect to compact spaces?

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Source for a story about algebraic number theory?

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Who was Fleury? And what was his first name?

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Etymology of Some Terms Used in Ratio and Proportion in Old Algebra Textbooks

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How did Alfréd Rényi die?

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How do we know Hennig Brand's name?

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Who is or was Stephen Barr, author of Experiments in Topology?

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Who was A.M. Nesbitt, the eponym of Nesbitts Inequality?

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Who was Hans J. Maehly?

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I want to know the tricks to search for and find old academic journals for free

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Who was E. Busche?