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45 votes
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When exactly (and why) did matrices become a part of the undergraduate curriculum?

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2 answers
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Roman engineers

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6 answers
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What are the most precise measurements in science?

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1 answer
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Why did 18th century writers think that Mars had 2 satellites?

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Was there any exact science or mathematics in the Eastern Roman Empire?

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Division of the circle and compass constructions

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1 answer
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Who was Elissaeus Judaeus?

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When and how it was discovered that sound is related to some kind of oscillations?

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3 answers
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Why does the statute mile have the length that it has?

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1 answer
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How did 19th century scientists estimate the age of the Earth

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2 answers
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Einstein's assistants

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17 answers
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Mathematicians who wrote fiction

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2 answers
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Publication of mathematical papers in journals of enemy country

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Books on elliptic functions

8 votes
1 answer
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Who was buying prisms in 1665?

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1 answer
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Publishing the Principia

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Old unsolved questions in mathematics

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1 answer
456 views

Has Euclid stated Cauchy's theorem?

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1 answer
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Hevelius-Hooke dispute

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2 answers
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When did they begin to make left and right shoes?

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2 answers
750 views

When was the diving bell invented?

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2 answers
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Who discovered the Jordan normal form?

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Strange pattern in Math Genealogy

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2 answers
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Length of the year in Aztec/Maya calendar

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1 answer
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The origin and use of the term "equianharmonic" (elliptic function)