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Ancient Greek General Archytas was Founder of Mathematical Mechanics

Archytas of Tarentum, who was born around the year 435 BC in what is now Taranto, Apulia, Italy, was another in a long line of brilliant polymaths from Ancient Greece, a noted military general and strategist who also made...

Ancient Greek Mathematician Apollonius Has Own Crater on Moon

Apollonius of Perga (Greek: Ἀπολλώνιος ὁ Περγαῖος) who lived from 240 BC to c. 190 BC, was a brilliant ancient Greek geometer and astronomer known for his work on conic sections. He was born in Perga, an ancient Greek city of...

Raphael’s “School of Athens” Watches Over French Legislators Once Again

A tapestry depicting Raphael's masterpiece "the School of Athens" is once again adorning Plenary Hall in the French Assembly.

Eudoxus of Cnidus: The Man Who Changed Geometry

Eudoxus, born in Cnidus, Asia Minor, was one of the most important scholars of ancient Greece. He was a great mathematician who helped in the development of geometry and the first scholar to ever connect it with other sciences such...