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# Tag: mathematician

## Terence Tao: Structure and Randomness in the Prime Numbers, UCLA

## Ubiquitous octonions – John Baez in Plus magazine

## Complex numbers, quaternions and octonions – Plus magazine

## Biographies of RÓZSA PÉTER and JULIA ROBINSON via Open Logic Project

# Biographies of RÓZSA PÉTER and JULIA ROBINSON

## How Math is Visual – video from Scientific American

## Calculus – In Our Time with Melvyn Bragg

## The Fields Medals 2014: Podcast interview with Manjul Bhargava – Plus magazine

Uploaded on Jan 22, 2009.

Lecture for a general audience.

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Ubiquitous octonions by John Baez via *Plus* magazine.

Curious quaternions by Helen Joyce, in an interview with John Baez, a mathematical physicist at the University of California*,* Riverside*. *From *Plus* magazine.

The Open Logic Project “is a collection of teaching materials on mathematical logic aimed at a non-mathematical audience, intended for use in advanced logic courses as taught in many philosophy departments. It is open-source: you can download the LaTeX code. It is open: you’re free to change it whichever way you like, and share your changes. It is collaborative: a team of people is working on it, using the GitHub platform, and we welcome contributions and feedback. And it is written with configurability in mind.”

Papers from Benoit Mandelbrot’s office offer a peek into the mathematician’s thinking process. His work and that of his contemporaries show how images can inform theory and discovery.

Calculus – In Our Time with Melvyn Bragg, BBC Radio 4.

“Melvyn Bragg discusses the epic feud between Sir Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz over who invented an astonishingly powerful new mathematical tool – calculus. Both claimed to have conceived it independently, but the argument soon descended into a bitter battle over priority, plagiarism and philosophy. Set against the backdrop of the Hanoverian succession to the English throne and the formation of the Royal Society, the fight pitted England against Europe, geometric notation against algebra. It was fundamental to the grounding of a mathematical system which is one of the keys to the modern world, allowing us to do everything from predicting the pressure building behind a dam to tracking the position of a space shuttle.”

Podcast interview and abridged version of his Fields Medal lecture – by Plus magazine editors Marianne Freiberger and Rachel Thomas.