Science & Technology

Vom Kerbholz zum Smartphone – Mathe leicht gemacht seit der Steinzeit!

Trotz mangelnder Beliebtheit an Schulen weltweit gilt die Rechenkunst als gewaltige Kulturleistung der Menschheit. Und das zu recht: seit Jahrtausenden entwickeln wir immer ausgefeiltere Methoden und Instrumente, um der Zahlen Herr zu werden.

Academia & Publishing

Building the future on hundreds of years of History: Book archives in today’s research.

There are hundreds of extensive and ambitious archive digitisation projects taking place across the world today – all with the aim of getting primary research into the hands of millions more people, whilst building a permanent record of academic literature to drive the advancement of ideas for generations to come. None of this would be feasible without the close and ongoing collaboration of libraries, publishers, academic bodies and governments worldwide. And it’s an activity that shows no signs of slowing down.

Science & Technology

How Set Theory Evolved From Hausdorff Until Today

In his work on set theory, Felix Hausdorff set the tone for modern mathematics at a time when no general foundation for the different mathematical disciplines existed.

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