Suggested reading: An ancient geometry problem falls to new mathematical techniques

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[Articles I come across that strike me as being of general interest. Suggestions welcome, using the Contact form on this site.] by Steve Nadis Around 450 BCE, Anaxagoras of Clazomenae had some time to think. The Greek mathematician was in prison for claiming the sun was not a god, but rather an incandescent rock as big as […]

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