Links to external pages

There are some other pages which you may find useful concerning topics related to mathematics which can be found at:

Most of the mathematicians in our archive have a Wikipedia entry. Most of these Wikipedia biographies have a link to the MacTutor biography.

History of Mathematics
maintained by David E. Joyce (Clark University, USA)
Including a comprehensive chronology of mathematicians

Eric's Treasure Trove of Mathematics and Treasure Trove of Scientific Biography
maintained by Eric Weisstein (University of Virginia, USA)
A comprehensive encyclopedia of Mathematics (and other subjects) and collection of biographies.

Math Archives History of Mathematics
maintained by Earl Fife and Larry Hutch (University of Tennessee at Knoxville, USA)
Many links to other sites

Famous Mathematicians
Biographies of 50+ mathematicians

The British Society for the History of Mathematics
maintained by A Mann (University of Greenwich, UK)

Mathematical Gazetteer of Great Britain
created by David Singmaster (South Bank University, UK)

Encyclopaedia Britannica
More than 400 of the mathematicians in our archive also have biographies in the on-line encyclopaedia.
The link is to a list of those that do.

Biographies of Women Mathematicians
maintained by Larry Riddle (Agnes Scott College, USA)
Contains some detailed biographies and images of women mathematicians

Earliest uses of mathematical symbols and words
maintained by Jeff Miller (New Port Richey, USA)
Contains information and discussion on the first occurrence of mathematical symbols and words.
Jeff Miller also maintains a page of mathematicians' images on postage stamps

Catalog of the Scientific Community: 16th and 17th Centuries
by Richard S Westfall (at the Galileo Project)
a searchable database of scientists including information on over 160 mathematicians.

Timelines for HyperComplex numbers , Electromagnetism and Statistical Mechanics
maintained by Jeff Biggus (University of Colorado, USA)
showing the developments of these areas

The Mathematical Quotations Server
maintained by Mark Woodard (Furman University, USA)
Quotations by mathematicians or about mathematics

Mathematical Constants
by Steven Finch (Mathsoft, USA)
A pdf file of essays on well-known and some more obscure constants.

Encyclopedia of Australian Science
database of scientists (ANU, Canberra, Australia) with a list of mathematicians

History of Statistics and Probability
maintained by D. R. Wilkins (Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland)
Including excerpts from W. W. Rouse Ball's A short account of the history of mathematics

The History of Mathematics
maintained by D. R. Wilkins (Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland)
Including excerpts from W. W. Rouse Ball's A short account of the history of mathematics

Ancient Mathematics
at the Library of Congress Vatican Exhibit
some interesting articles mainly about Greek Mathematics

A Visual Dictionary of Plane Curves
maintained by Xah Lee (California, USA)
lots of well presented information about plane curves.

The sci.math FAQ
maintained by Alex Lopez-Ortiz (Waterloo, Canada)
Frequently Asked Questions addressed by the USENET group sci.math

The Math Forum@Drexel and Math History resource collection
A Virtual Center for Math Education on the Internet

Historia Mathematica
The home page of the official journal of the International Commission on the History of Mathematics.

The Museum of the History of Science
at the University of Oxford

The Geometry Center
with some excellent interactive web applications

History of Maths lectures
by G Donald Allen of Texas A and M University, USA

Plus maths magazine
This is a Web magazine containing some history and other mathematical features.

A series of articles by Charles W Johnson on Science in Ancient Artwork.

Mathematicians of the African Diaspora
A site about African American mathematicians maintained by Dr. Scott W. Williams, University of Buffalo, USA.

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