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Posts tagged “Timaeus

History of Math! (part 1.5)

I knew after I posted on the History of Math! that others would jump on the band-wagon and come out with their own posts about ancient semi-legendary mathematicians. Yes, I could sense at the time that something like a “Leave Brittany Alone” phenomenon was in our midst. Now, roughly 9 months after my post on the subject, scientificblogging.com picks up where I left off: the urban legend surrounding the death of Hippasus.

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