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Avicenna or Ibn Sīnā (Persian: ابن سینا; c. 980 – June 1037) was a Persian polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant thinkers and writers of the Islamic Golden Age. Continue reading Avicenna
Gerolamo (or Girolamo, or Geronimo) Cardano (Italian: [dʒeˈrɔlamo karˈdano]; French: Jérôme Cardan; Latin: Hieronymus Cardanus; 24 September 1501 – 21 September 1576) was an Italian polymath, whose interests and proficiencies ranged from being a mathematician, physician, biologist, physicist, chemist, astrologer, astronomer, philosopher, writer, and gambler. He was one of the most influential mathematicians of the Renaissance, and was one of the key figures in the foundation of probability and the earliest introducer of the binomial coefficients and the binomial theorem in the western world. He wrote more than 200 works on science. Continue reading Gerolamo Cardano
On February 18, 2005, Dr. Martin Nowak from Germany, found the new largest known prime number, 225,964,951-1. The prime number has 7,816,230 digits! It took more than 50 days of calculations on Dr. Nowak’s 2.4 GHz Pentium 4 computer. Continue reading Martin Nowak
Nicolaus Copernicus (/koʊˈpɜːrnɪkəs, kə–/; Polish: Mikołaj Kopernik [miˈkɔwaj kɔˈpɛrɲik] ( listen); German: Nikolaus Kopernikus; 19 February 1473 – 24 May 1543) was a Renaissance mathematician, physician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than the Earth at the center of the universe, likely independently of Aristarchus of Samos, who had formulated such a model some eighteen centuries earlier. Continue reading Nikolaus Kopernikus