History Topics: Alphabetical Index

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Abstract group concept
Abstract linear spaces
Alcuin's: Propositiones ad acuendos iuvenes
Arabic mathematics : forgotten brilliance?
Arabic numerals
Architecture and mathematics
Art and mathematics - perspective
Babylonian mathematics
Babylonian numerals
Babylonian Pythagoras's theorem
Bakhshali manuscript
Black hole history
Bolzano's manuscripts
Bourbaki: the post-war years
Bourbaki: the pre-war years
Brachistochrone problem
Braid's Arithmetic Exercises
Burnside problem history
Chandrasekhar-Eddington dispute
Chasles and forgery
Chinese mathematical classics
Chinese mathematics
Chinese numerals
Chinese problems
Christianity and Mathematics
Chronology of π
Chrystal and the Royal Society of Edinburgh
Classical time
Copernicus's De revolutionibus autograph
Cubic surfaces
De revolutionibus autograph
Debating topics on mathematics
Decimal time and angles
Difesa of Galileo
Doubling the cube
e history
Egyptian mathematics
Egyptian numerals
Egyptian papyri
Elliptic functions
English attack on the Longitude Problem
Euclid's definitions
Fair book of 1852
Fermat's last theorem
Forgery and Chasles
Forgery and the Berlin Academy
Four colour theorem
Fractal Geometry
Function concept
Fundamental theorem of algebra
Galileo's Difesa
General relativity
Geography of Ptolemy
Golden ratio
Greek Astronomy
Greek mathematicians - sources
Greek mathematics - sources
Greek number systems
Greek poetry
Gregory's St Andrews Observatory
Group theory history
Harriot's manuscripts
Hirst's diary comments
History of π
History of calculus
History of Fractal Geometry
History of group theory
History of mathematics at St Andrews to 1700
History of Quantum mechanics
History of Set Theory
History of the Burnside problem
History of the number e
History of the Zurich Federal Polytechnic
History of Time: 20th Century time
History of Time: Classical time
History of Topology
History of Zero
How do we know about Greek mathematicians?
How do we know about Greek mathematics?
Inca mathematics
Indian mathematics
Indian numerals
Indian Sulbasutras
Jaina mathematics
James Walker's Fair book
Kepler's Planetary Laws
Ledermann's St Andrews interview
Light: Ancient Greece to Maxwell
Light: Relativity and quantum era
London Coffee houses and mathematics
Longitude and the Académie Royale
Longitude Problem and the English attack
Manuscript Tradition in Ptolemy's Geography
Mathematical discovery of planets
Mathematical games and recreations
Mathematics and architecture
Mathematics and the physical world
Matrices and determinants
Matrix versus wave mechanics
Mayan mathematics
Newton and Poetry
Newton's bucket
Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art
Non-Euclidean geometry
Orbits and gravitation
Overview of Babylonian mathematics
Overview of Chinese mathematics
Overview of Egyptian mathematics
Overview of Indian mathematics
Overview of the history of mathematics
Pell's equation
Perfect numbers
Physical world and mathematics
Pi chronology
Pi history
Poetry about Euclid and Archimedes
Poetry about Newton
Poincaré - Inspector of mines
Prime numbers
Ptolemy's Geography
Quantum mechanics history
Real numbers: Attempts to understand
Real numbers: Pythagoras to Stevin
Real numbers: Stevin to Hilbert
Ring theory
Royal Society of Edinburgh and George Chrystal
Science in the 17th century: From Europe to St Andrews
Scottish Book
Scottish mathematical physics and topology
Set Theory
Size of the Universe
Special relativity
Squaring the circle
St Andrews mathematics up to 1700
St Andrews Observatory
Statistical material
Tait's scrapbook
Tartaglia versus Cardan
Ten classics of Chinese mathematics
Thomas Harriot's manuscripts
Thomas Hirst's diary comments
Topology and Scottish mathematical physics
Trigonometric functions
Trisecting an angle
Twentieth Century time
Visit to Maxwell's house
Walker's Fair book of 1852
Walter Ledermann's St Andrews interview
Water clocks
Wave versus matrix mechanics
Weil family
Word problems for groups
Zurich Federal Polytechnic history

JOC/EFR January 2019