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Famous Mathematicians

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Famous Women Mathematicians Curie and Okikiolu Described
From YouTube, produced by Paul Volniansky
Famous women mathematicians include Madame Curie and Katherine Okikiolu from Nigeria. Discover famous female mathematicians with Steve Jones, who uses a white board to explain each of these woman's contributions to mathematics.
February 15, 2010 at 03:03 PM
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The Weird Truth About Arabic Numerals
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Hank unravels the fascinating yarn of how the world came to use so-called Arabic numerals -- from the scholarship of ancient Hindu mathematicians, to Muslim scientist Al-Khwarizmi, to the merchants of medieval Italy.
August 5, 2014 at 05:14 PM
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History of Mathematics : The History of Pascal's Triangle
From YouTube, produced by Steve Jones
The history of Pascal's triangle has little to do with Pascal himself. Learn the history of Pascal's triangle with tips from a mathematics instructor, Steve Jones, who is an experienced high school mathematics and science teacher. Filmmaker: Paul V... [more]
February 15, 2010 at 02:53 PM
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Famous Women Mathematicians
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Famous women mathematicians include Madame Curie and Katherine Okikiolu from Nigeria. Discover famous female mathematicians with tips from a mathematics instructor in this video on math history. (01:59) (Some videos start with a very brief advertisem... [more]
February 11, 2011 at 08:03 PM
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Famous Black Mathematicians Blackwell, Wilkins, and Mickens Described
From YouTube, produced by Christopher Rokosz
A few famous black mathematicians include Dr. David Blackwell, J. Ernest Wilkins and Ronald E. Mickens. Learn about the accomplishments of famous black mathematicians from teacher Jimmy Chang who uses a document camera to aide in his lecture.
February 15, 2010 at 03:05 PM
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Great Mathematicians Newton, Einstein, and Hawkins Explained
From YouTube, produced by Paul Volniansky
Great mathematicians include Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein and Steven Hawkins. Learn about these great mathematicians from Steve Jones, who uses a white board to present each of these mathematicians and their contributions.
February 15, 2010 at 02:58 PM
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Famous Mathematicians Pythagoras and Newton Explained
From YouTube, produced by Paul Volniansky
Two famous mathematicians are Pythagoras, famous for the Pythagorean theorem, and Isaac Newton, famous for his theoretical mathematical development.  He describes both men stating their origins, when they lived, and their contributions to math.
February 15, 2010 at 01:44 PM
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Euclid as the Father of Geometry - Khan Academy
From YouTube, produced by Salman Khan
Sal Khan discusses Euclid and his Elements (and how much Abraham Lincoln liked them) during this eight-and-a-half minute video clip.
February 28, 2012 at 09:23 PM
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Play Ball: The House that Euclid Built
From mit.edu, produced by MIT Tech TV
This video describes how to use basic geometry to make a baseball diamond with chalk and a rope.  These geometry basics are based on the Elements of Euclid, a Greek mathematician and geometer who lived approximately 2,300 years ago.  (5:54)
May 27, 2012 at 11:52 AM
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E=mc²: Einstein Explains His Famous Formula
From YouTube, produced by g33kqu33n
This is a video of Albert Einstein explaining the equivalence of energy and matter.  The formula is very famous but few actually know what it means.  The video is just a picture of Einstein and with his thick German accent it can be hard to hear what... [more]
November 24, 2010 at 12:40 PM
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