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305 wordsArchimedes was the first scientist to use the power of the lever. This gifted Greek mathematician and inventor once said, "Give me a place to stand and rest my lever on, and I can move the Earth. " He also discovered the compound pulley and Archimedes " screw. Archimedes was a brilliant mathematician who helped develop geometry. He discovered the relation between the surface area and volume of a sphere and those of its circumscribing cylinder. A legend says that Archimedes discovered the princip...
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Jurassic Park By Michael Crichton
1,143 wordsJurassic Park, a novel by Michael Crichton is an intellectual mind thriller. This science fiction ride is full of tension and intellect. The story is about a man filled with greed and his experimental use of genetics to create extinct life forms namely, dinosaurs. The profound themes and exhilarating plot line give society a new outlook on life and technology. The plot of Jurassic Park is both complex and provocative. Early in the novel we are told about several "reptile" attacks in the country ...
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Born On December Lord Byron
1,109 wordsRunning head: HISTORY OF A FEW GOOD WOMEN IN History of a Few Good Women in Technology From 1815  Present By Georgia Perimeter College Women 2 Abstract Women have played a major role in computing for centuries as well as men. The purpose of this paper is to gain knowledge on women involved in technology who for some reason do not gain as much recognition as do men. There are numerous women within this field worth talking about, but the ones chosen were Ada Byron, Grace Hopper, Evelyn Granville,...
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Blaise Pascal Straight Line
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Carl Friedrich Gauss Half Of Students Mathematics
1,053 wordsCarl Friedrich Gauss Gauss, Carl Friedrich (1777  1855). The German scientist and mathematician Gauss is frequently he was called the founder of modern mathematics. His work is astronomy and physics is nearly as significant as that in mathematics. Gauss was born on April 30, 1777 in Brunswick (now it is Western Germany). Many biographies think that he got his good health from his father. Gauss said about himself that, he could count before he can talk. When Gauss was 7 years old he went to scho...
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565 wordsThe curve, Cayley? s Sextic can be described by the Cartesian equation: 4 (x^ 2 + y^ 2? ax) ^ 3 = 27 a^ 2 (x^ 2 + y^ 2) ^ 2. It is the involute of a nephroiod curve because of its slight kidney shape and because they are parallel curves. This curve was first discovered by a mathematician by the name of Colin Maclaurin. Maclaurin who was born in February of 1698, became a student at Glasgow University in Scotland during his early teen years. It was here that he discovered his abilities in mathema...
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Meditation I Descartes Reason To Doubt Beliefs
1,251 wordsOne reason is simply that the question what if anything is anything certain is an interesting one. We live in a world where there are diverse opinions, views, and theories about many matters. Often these views we hold with great confidence, yet what passes for knowledge is continually changing as new scientific discoveries are made, and new theories are devised. Have you ever asked yourself if whether anything is really certain? Or that those who live in uncertainty, take guidance from the preva...
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Erd Paul Erdos Paul Erdos Problems
483 wordsErd s Paul Erdos Justin Andrews Erd s Paul Erdos was born in Budapest, Hungary on march 26, 1913. He was the son of Lajos and his mother Anna Both parents were math teachers. Which is most likely where Paul received his math influence. His sisters died of scarlet fever around the time he was born this making his parents very protective of little Paul during his childhood. His mother Anna being so protective that he was kept out of school until his teens. His mother felt school was the source of ...
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726 wordsGalileo Galilei's father, Vincenzo Galilei (c. 1520 1591), who described himself as a nobleman of Florence, was a professional musician. He carried out experiments on strings to support his musical theories. Galileo studied medicine at the university of Pisa, but his real interests were always in mathematics and natural philosophy. He is chiefly remembered for his work on free fall, his use of the telescope and his employment of experimentation. After a spell teaching mathematics, first privatel...
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Real Numbers N 1
1,080 wordsMost everyone is familiar with the infinity symbol, the one that looks like the number eight tipped over on its side. Infinity sometimes crops up in everyday speech as a superlative form of the word many. But how many is infinitely many? How big is infinity? Does infinity really exist? You cant count to infinity. Yet we are comfortable with the idea that there are infinitely many numbers to count with; no matter how big a number you might come up with, someone else can come up with a bigger one;...
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Nineteenth Century First Letter
443 wordsThe concept of infinity has been evaluated many times throughout history. Only recently, in the nineteenth century, has major progress evolved in the field. The chapter Beyond Infinity answers the questions, what is mathematics and why should I study it? by reviewing several mathematicians theories of infinity. First, the author mentioned Galileo who theorized that a line which measured 3 inches long contained the same amount of points as a line twice its length. The author also referred to Bern...
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Johannes Kepler Depth Perception
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Treatise On Algebra Integral Of 1 X Wallis
657 wordsEngland. When Wallis moved from his school in Ashford to Tenterden, he showed his potential for the first time as a scholar. In 1630 he went to Felted where he became proficient in Latin, Greek, and Hebrew. He later went to Emanuel College Cambridge and became first interested in mathematics. Because nobody at Cambridge at this time could direct his mathematical studies, his main topic of study became divinity and was ordained in 1640. During the Civil War, Wallis was so skilled in cryptography ...
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Costa Rican Ian Malcolm
1,536 wordsJurassic Park The novel, Jurassic Park, by Michael Crichton had many rich, and interesting characters. Crichton seemed to be able to make them come alive and jump out of the pages into threedimensional people. One such character was John Hammond. This man had dreams of greatness. He had extravagant plans and the money to back those plans up. He had always been a child at heart and he was in love with dinosaurs. His company, The Hammond Foundation financed many different digs for paleontologists...
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University Of Pisa Professor Of Mathematics
681 wordsGalileo was an Italian mathematician, astronomer, and physicist. He was born in Pisa, Italy on February 15, 1564. In the mid 1570? s, he and his family moved to Florence and he started his formal education in a local monastery. He was sent to the University of Pisa in 1581. While there, he studied medicine and the philosophy of Aristotle until 1585. During these years at the university, he realized that he never really had any interest in medicine but that he had a talent for math. It was in 158...
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Three Laws Of Motion University Of Cambridge
252 wordsSir Isaac Newton English mathematician and physicist Birth December 25, 1642 Death March 20, 1727 Place of BirthWoolsthorpe, England Known for Inventing, in part, the branch of mathematics now known as calculus Formulating the three laws of motion, which describe classical mechanics Proposing the theory of universal gravitation, which explains that all bodies are affected by the force called gravity Career 1661 Entered Trinity College, University of Cambridge 1665  1666 Developed what he called...
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