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    EMS-Simons for Africa

    The African Continent is very diversified and the development of a career in mathematics faces different and sometimes difficult progression. The Committee for Developing Countries (CDC) of the EMS, with the support of the Simons Foundation, opens...

    • Posted November 24, 2016
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    Hungary: Images of mathematicians on postage stamps

    In this article we present the stamps that Hungary has produced with mathematical theme.   John von Neumann This stamp was issued in Hungary in 2003 at the occasion of the 100th birthday of John von Neumann

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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  • gauss01
    Germany stamps

    In this article we present the stamps that Germany has produced that  have mathematics as a theme.   Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel This stamp was issued in the Federal Republic of Germany at the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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  • iferma01
    Math and France stamps

    In this article we present the stamps that France has produced with mathematical theme. Jean Le Rond d’Alembert This stamp was issued in France in 1959 as part of the set “Celebrities”. An additional tax was charged...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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  • abel01
    Norway: Images of mathematicians on postage stamps

    In this article we present the stamps that Norway has produced with mathematical theme.   Niels Henrik Abel   These stamps were issued in the Kingdom of Norway at the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the date of birth...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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  • galile02
    Italy: Images of mathematicians on postage stamps

     The stamps that Italy has produced with mathematical theme are presented in this post. Galileo Galilei   This set with two stamps was issued in Italy at the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the mathematician Galileo Galilei (1564 – 1642).

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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    Greek Stamps with mathematical theme

    In this article we present the stamps that Greek has produced with mathematical theme. Archimedes This stamp was issued in Greece in 1983. In the background one sees an experiment to determine buoyancy and on the table...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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    Poland: stamps with Banach, Copernicus and Sierpinski

    In this article we present the Poland stamps   with mathematical theme.   Stefan Banach This stamp was issued in 1982 as part of a set of 4 stamps, all of them concerning mathematicians Nicolaus Copernicus These...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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  • mrmath
    Dr. MATHS RANDOMNESS SHOW • Steve Humble

    Understanding if events are random or have some underlying structure is a fascinating area of mathematics, filled with great discoveries. A Math Magic show with Mr. Math. In the short run, chance may seem to be volatile...

    • Posted February 14, 2016
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    The top 10 mathematical achievements of the last 5ish years, maybe

    I have recently been going through my book Maths 1001 making updates for a forthcoming foreign edition (of which more in future). So I have been looking over mathematical developments since approximately 2009. Thus, I present ten...

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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