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What Was the School of Pythagoras in Ancient Greece?

Some of the most influential and noteworthy philosophers and scientists in history were from Ancient Greece. Pythagoras is one of the most famous and definitive of such examples. His discoveries regarding several mathematical principles are still profoundly useful to...

Pythagorean Cup From Ancient Greece Pranks Greedy Drinkers

The Pythagorean Cup, an invention of the ancient Greeks, shows that their heads weren't in the intellectual clouds all the time. They were down-to-earth enough to make people laugh a bit at themselves, particularly if they greedily poured themselves...

Why Did Pythagoras Believe that Three was a Sacred Number?

Pythagoras was one of the greatest philosophers and intellectuals of Greek history. He made many profound contributions to knowledge in various areas. One interesting fact about Pythagoras' beliefs is that he considered the number three to be a very...

Greek Philosopher Pythagoras and His Famous Theorem

The influence of Pythagoras in mathematics and philosophy remains strong today along with the mysteries surrounding the great Greek philosopher

Ancient Greek Mathematician, Philosopher Created Pythagorean Comma

The Greek mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras, applied his genius to music as well, creating the Pythagorean comma in music theory.

Nine Mathematical Equations that Changed the World

Mathematical equations have been the tool of man explaining the world around him and the key to advance knowledge about the Universe

The Unknown Wife of Ancient Greek Philosopher Pythagoras

Theano of Crotone, an ancient Greek philosopher and mathematician in her own right, is often referred to as the wife of Pythagoras. Many experts believe Theano, who lived in the 6th century BC, to be the first known woman mathematician,...

How Ancient Greeks Set Humanity on the Path to Space Exploration

While civilized society was just learning to use the wheel on earth, ancient Greeks were aiming at celestial space and the stars.

Secret Plato Code Discovered and Solved, Historian Claims

Did Plato hide a secret code in his writings? Dr. Jay Kennedy, a historian and a member of the University of Manchester’s Faculty of Life Sciences, recently published a scholarly work parsing the Ancient Greek philosopher Plato's writing, discovering...

US Students Prove Pythagorean Theorem In “Impossible” Way

American students have proven the famous theorem of the great ancient Greek mathematician Pythagoras in an "impossible" way.