Pythagoreans

  • A new angle on ancient trigonometry

    Ancient Greeks were said to have discovered trigonometry. But Australian detective work gives the...

    This article first appeared in Cosmos Weekly on 6 August 2021. For more stories like this, subscribe to Cosmos Weekly...

    Australia August 13, 2021
  • The square root of 2

    The mathematical truth upset the ancient Pythagoreans.

    The Pythagorean philosophers of ancient Greece had a deep regard for numbers. Arithmetic and geometry were guarded as...

    Mathematics June 7, 2016
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