Recording of History of Mathematics:
"Making Machines Fly and Other Stories from Antiquity"
This is a recording of a live-streamed event that took place on Monday, November 22, 2021.
Appropriate for ages 14 and up.
Embark on a Learning Journey across time and cultures. Join author and tour guide Bernat Espigulé in an adventure across millenia from Socrates's geometry problem to Alexander Graham Bell's long-forgotten mathematical discovery. Learn about one of the most famous problems of antiquity, doubling the cube. And understand why the square-cube law was frequently invoked by 19th-century mathematicians to deter bold inventors and dreamers from the quest to achieve controlled, powered flights.
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