The Philamath's Alphabet: TUV

Wilson, Robin
January 2009
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2009, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p94
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the significant people and theories related to mathematics. Thales of Miletus has been considered as the earliest Greek mathematician who investigated the congruence of triangles applying it to navigation at sea. In the 19th century, the position game of tic-tac-toe has been developed. Konstantin Tsiolkovsky invented multistage rockets, as well as produced a mathematical law that relates the velocity and mass of a rocket in flight.


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