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The Math Wars, Lewis Carroll Style

In 1879, Charles Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, published an odd little book called Euclid and his Modern Rivals (available for free at the Internet Archive).

March 4, 2014 — Evelyn Lamb

Chasing the Parallel Postulate

The parallel postulate is a stubborn wrinkle in a sheet: you can try to smooth it out, but it never really goes away

February 28, 2014 — Evelyn Lamb

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