## Posts Tagged ‘Hilbert’

### Top ten transcendental numbers

Posted by: **Dave Richeson** on November 4, 2010

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Euler's Gem: The polyhedron formula and the birth of topology

Princeton University Press

2008

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Princeton University Press

2008

Euler's Gem Facebook page

Buy it:

Princeton University Press

Amazon

- By the way, John Wallis trivia: He introduced the now-iconic infinity symbol: ∞. twitter.com/divbyzero/stat… 22 hours ago
- Reading about John Wallis (missed his 400th birthday by 5 months!). Stumbled on this nice biogrphy by @rmathematicus thonyc.wordpress.com/2013/11/23/cro… 22 hours ago
- Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe lost his nose in a duel. Thereafter he wore a prosthetic nose likely made out of bras… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 2 days ago
- I will have to try making one of these KBs! Might be a good activity for my S18 topology class. Instructables link:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 2 days ago
- RT @_youhadonejob1: Hmm 🤔 https://t.co/qCUHH8M6o2 3 days ago

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