Links to external pages


There are some other pages which you may find useful concerning topics related to mathematics which can be found at:

Spanish translations of some MacTutor articles
by Astroseti.
An expanding collection of translations of History topics articles and biographies

History of Mathematics
maintained by David E. Joyce (Clark University, USA)
Including a comprehensive chronology of mathematicians

Eric's Treasure Trove of Mathematics and Treasure Trove of Scientific Biography
maintained by Eric Weisstein (University of Virginia, USA)
A comprehensive encyclopedia of Mathematics (and other subjects) and collection of biographies.

Math Archives History of Mathematics
maintained by Earl Fife and Larry Hutch (University of Tennessee at Knoxville, USA)
Many links to other sites

The British Society for the History of Mathematics
maintained by A Mann (University of Greenwich, UK)
Many links to other sites and including a Mathematical Gazetteer of Great Britain maintained by David Singmaster (South Bank University, UK)

Encyclopaedia Britannica
More than 400 of the mathematicians in our archive also have biographies in the on-line encyclopaedia.
The link is to a list of those that do.

Biographies of Women Mathematicians
maintained by Larry Riddle (Agnes Scott College, USA)
Contains some detailed biographies and images of women mathematicians

Earliest uses of mathematical symbols and words
maintained by Jeff Miller (New Port Richey, USA)
Contains information and discussion on the first occurrence of mathematical symbols and words.
Jeff Miller also maintains a page of mathematicians' images on postage stamps

Catalog of the Scientific Community: 16th and 17th Centuries
by Richard S Westfall (at the Galileo Project)
a searchable database of scientists including information on over 160 mathematicians.

Timelines for HyperComplex numbers , Electromagnetism and Statistical Mechanics
maintained by Jeff Biggus (University of Colorado, USA)
showing the developments of these areas

The Mathematical Quotations Server
maintained by Mark Woodard (Furman University, USA)
Quotations by mathematicians or about mathematics

Favourite Mathematical Constants
maintained by Steven Finch (Mathsoft, USA)
Information on a collection of well-known, and some more obscure constants

Brightest SPARCS
database of scientists (ANU, Canberra, Australia) with a list of mathematicians

AIP Center for History of Physics
(American Institute of Physics, USA)
A history of physics with biographies and pictures of historical scientists

WWW Virtual Library, History of Science Technology and Medicine
maintained by Tim Sherratt (ASAP, Australia)
A more general history of science

History of Statistics and Probability
maintained by D. R. Wilkins (Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland)
Including excerpts from W. W. Rouse Ball's A short account of the history of mathematics

The History of Mathematics
maintained by D. R. Wilkins (Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland)
Including excerpts from W. W. Rouse Ball's A short account of the history of mathematics

Ancient Mathematics
at the Library of Congress Vatican Exhibit
some interesting articles mainly about Greek Mathematics

A Visual Dictionary of Plane Curves
maintained by Xah Lee (California, USA)
lots of well presented information about plane curves.

A History of Astronomy
maintained by Wolfgang R. Dick (IFAG, Potsdam, Germany)

The sci.math FAQ
maintained by Alex Lopez-Ortiz (Waterloo, Canada)
Frequently Asked Questions addressed by the USENET group sci.math

A Brief History of Algebra and Computing: An Eclectic Oxonian View
by Jonathan Bowen (Oxford University Computing Laboratory, UK)
A hypertext article with hyperlinks to the MacTutor History of Mathematics archive.

The Math Forum@Drexel and Math History resource collection
A Virtual Center for Math Education on the Internet

Historia Mathematica
The home page of the official journal of the International Commission on the History of Mathematics.

The Invention Dimension
A resource for people who want to learn about American Inventors and their discoveries

The Museum of the History of Science
at the University of Oxford

The Geometry Center
with some excellent interactive web applications

History of Maths lectures
by G Donald Allen of Texas A and M University, USA

PASS maths magazine
This is a Web magazine containing some history and other mathematical features.

Earth/Matrix
A series of articles by Charles W Johnson on Science in Ancient Artwork.

Mathematicians of the African Diaspora
A site about African American mathematicians maintained by Dr. Scott W. Williams, University of Buffalo, USA.

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