Table of Contents: Chapter 1. Pythagoras of Samos: One of the First Great Mathematicians
Chapter 2. Hypatia of Alexandria: The First Well-Known Female Mathematician
Chapter 3. Euclid of Alexandria: The Father of Geometry
Chapter 4. Archimedes: Mathematician, Physicist, Astronomer, Engineer, and Inventor
Chapter 5. Leonardo Fibonacci: His Number Sequence and the Golden Ratio
Chapter 6. Rene Descartes: Why Do We Continue to Quote Him?
Chapter 7. Blaise Pascal: A Multi-Talented Man
Chapter 8. Sir Isaac Newton: Mathematician, Philosopher, and Optician
Chapter 9. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz: A True Renaissance Man
Chapter 10. Jacques Bernoulli: The Bernoulli Legacy
Chapter 11. Thomas Bayes: Bayes’s Theorem
Chapter 12. Leonhard Euler: Euler’s Number
Chapter 13. Joseph Lagrange: Classical and Celestial Mechanics
Chapter 14. Pierre-Simon Laplace: Traversed Statistics, Math, Physics, and Astronomy
Chapter 15. Joseph Fourier: From Transforms to Egyptology
Chapter 16. Marie-Sophie Germain: The Eavesdropping Student
Chapter 17. Johann Carl Fredrich Gauss: The Gaussian Distribution
Chapter 18. Charles Babbage: The Father of the Computer
Chapter 19. Éveriste Galois: Mathematician Who Died in a Duel
Chapter 20. George Boole: Logic Gates
Chapter 21. Ada Lovelace: World’s First Computer Programmer
Chapter 22. Bernhard Riemann: Precursor to Einstein
Chapter 23. James Clerk Maxwell: Mathematician from Edinburgh to Cambridge and Back
Chapter 24. Georg Cantor: Sets and Set Theory
Chapter 25. Sofia Kovalevskaya: A Woman of Firsts
Chapter 26. Oliver Heaviside: Circuits, Coils, and Signals
Chapter 27. Theodore von Kármán: Flow Patterns and Helicopter Design
Chapter 28. Amalie Noether: A Role Model for Women
Chapter 29. John von Neumann: Explosive Lenses and the Atomic Bomb
Chapter 30. Kurt Gödel: Friend of Einstein and Lover of Mathematical Logic
Chapter 31. Stanislaw Ulam: Bombs and Biometrics
Chapter 32. Alan Turing: Code Breaker
Chapter 33. Katherine Johnson: Human Calculator
Chapter 34. Benoit Mandelbrot: Fractals and Such
Chapter 35. Marina Ratner: A Beautiful Mathematical Mind and Personality
Chapter 36. Maryam Mirzakhani: Moduli Space
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