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Who is the lady on the image?

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History of italicising variables and mathematical formatting in general

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Did Alan Turing know the German language?

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Origin of the word "de" in the name of Danish astronomer Tycho de Brahe

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Notation from Weyl's algebraic number theory book

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Who introduced the "dagger"symbol as conjugate transpose in quantum mechanics?

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What technology did researchers use to write scientific papers before the computer?

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$2^{11} - 1$ and the mystery of Huldaricus Regius

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When was the "Law of Propagation of Error" first stated?

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When did the error function get its modern definition?

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What letters are used in this paper by Halin (1976)?

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What or who is Peloritan in the name "Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti"?

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Where did we find Ramanujan's series for the exponential integral?

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Was the United Kingdom the only faction in the Second World War that used Operations Research?

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Was carbon dioxide also called carbonic acid historically?

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The "Universal Information Society" of the XIX century?

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What was this experiment tainted by the observer effect?

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Looking for a book about "mysteries of the universe"

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Who introduced the terminology “nondecreasing” for weakly increasing (i.e. x≤y ⇒ f(x)≤f(y)), and when/why?

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Was "potency set" used for power set?

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Who was the first English author that incorporated Markov's Law of Large Numbers and its derivation?

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Origin of $\ll$ notation

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How did Weibull derive the three parameter Weibull distribution?

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An English translation of Cauchy's "Cours d'Analyse"

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Are there historical origins of "robotic" voices seen in earlier sci fi movies?

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English equivalent for a German idiom concerning integration

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Source of a Poincaré quote: "Logic sometimes makes monsters..."

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Complete list of publications of Rebecca Barlow

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How the random numbers were generated which were used during world war 2(ww2)?

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Use of blackboard bold "ℝ" to refer to real numbers?