The Month in Math: September

Interested in the highlights from the historical world of mathematics for the month of September?  How about the answers to these questions?

  • What famous theorem does Kurt Godel present on Sept. 7, 1930?
  • Two of the most prolific mathematicians died during the month of September.  Can you name both of them?

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The Month in Math: August

Interested in the highlights from the historical world of mathematics for the month of August?  How about the answers to these questions?

  • What famous scientist wrote to President Roosevelt on August 2, 1939?
  • What was the subject of the great debate between Tartaglia and Ferrari during this month in 1548?

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The Month in Math: July

Interested in the highlights from the historical world of mathematics for the month of July?  How about the answers to these questions?

  • What famous mathematician wrote protesting against “the use of an infinite quantity as an actual entity; this is never allowed in mathematics.”?
  • Who was the first man to step foot on the moon during the month of July?

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The Month in Math: June

Interested in the highlights from the historical world of mathematics for the month of June?  How about the answers to these questions?

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Mathematical Poetry Month?

It is a relatively well-known fact that, in the United States, the month of April is National Poetry Month.  What is far less-known (unfortunately) is that April is also Mathematics Awareness Month.  Intending to capitalize on the overlapping celebrations, science writer Stephen Ornes proposes that April should become Mathematical Poetry Month.  His compelling argument can be read here:  April Should Be Mathematical Poetry Month.

Should we start a petition????