ANCIENT LOGISTICS - HISTORICAL TIMELINE AND ETYMOLOGY
- PyÂ·thagÂ·oÂ·ras. // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary;2009, p281
The article presents a reference entry for Pythagoras. Pythagoras was the 6th century B.C. Greek philosopher who theorized that numbers constitute the essence of all natural things. He developed the Pythagorean theorem and was one of the first to apply mathematical order to observations of the...
- THE UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE OF A WORKSHOP ON PYTHAGORAS THEOREM. Arwani, Salima Shahzad // Mathematics Teaching;Nov2011, Issue 225, p35
The article presents authors experience of the workshop related to learn Pythagoras theorem for teachers in mathematics. It mentions that the theorem was developed by the Greek philosopher, Pythagoras. It mentions that the concept plays an important role in the theorem which is viewed as a...
- He Lived With Numbers. Williams, Michael R. // World & I;May2001, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p140
Explores the contributions of Greek mathematician Pythagoras to mathematics. Family background; Discoveries in geometry; Overview of the early Greek mathematics; Characteristics of numbers.
- Pythagoras' music. Prochazka, Helen // Australian Mathematics Teacher;Oct2004, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p10
Explains the link between music and mathematics. Belief of Pythagoras, a mathematician, about music; Experiment of Pythagoras that led to the discovery of the mathematics of musical scale; Association between musical notes and the lengths of string in musical instruments.
- The Fish. Hoffman, Michael; Preston, Kyle // Odyssey;Dec2001, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p46
Presents a story on Math Brigade, a group of four members of the honors math program. Rescue of Pythagoras, founder of Pythagorean Theorem; Solution to the puzzle in rescue of Pythagoras; Use of multiplication to derive the answer.
- My Experiences with Pythagoras. Miller III, John F. // Journal of Religion & Psychical Research;Oct98, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p217
Presents insights into the philosophy of ancient Greek philosopher Pythagoras. Typical interpretation of pre-Socratic philosophers; Pythagorean numerology; Time as the soul of the world.
- Hadronic Octaves: Symphony in Treble Clef. Ne’eman, Yuval // AIP Conference Proceedings;2002, Vol. 619 Issue 1, p259
Pythagoreanism, as derived from the physics of music, an artificially quantized system, involved simple ratios between integers and was conjectured by the Pythagoreans to extend to the whole of physics (the Music of the Spheres). It hit the jackpot in 1895 with Balmer's formula and has dominated...
- Early Greek Mathematics. Wilson, Robin // Mathematical Intelligencer;Dec2012, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p80
The article offers information on the early Greek mathematics. It mentions that astronomy and mathematics prospered in the Greek-speaking world of the eastern Mediterranean where the Greeks developed the idea of deductive logical reasoning. Mathematician Pythagoras was born in Samos around 572...
- The Acusmata. Pythagoras // Jubilat;Spring/Summer2004, Issue 8, p104
This article focuses on the scholar Pythagoras and his teachings. Students selected to study directly with Pythagoras were called 'mathematici' and lived communally and learned elaborately the reasonings of Pythagorean philosophy, principally that all things are number or are expressible by...