#### Nouns by Tag math

###### Eudoxus of Cnidus ( Εὔδοξος ὁ Κνίδιος)

Ancient Greek astronomer, mathematician, scholar — Student of Archytas and Plato###### Callippus (Κάλλιππος)

Ancient Greek astronomer and mathematician — studied under Eudoxus, and extended his cosmological scheme of 27 spheres ...###### Euclid (Euclid of Alexandria)

The 'father of geometry,' he was active in Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy I (323–283 BCE). His Elements is one of t...###### Aristarchus of Samos (Ἀρίσταρχος ὁ Σάμιος)

First person known to propose an heliocentric (Sun-centered) theory of the universe as well as first to deduce the rotation o...###### Archimedes (Archimedes of Syracuse, Ἀρχιμήδης)

One of the greatest mathematicians and scientists of Ancient Greece###### Almagest (Μαθηματικὴ Σύνταξις, Syntaxis Mathematica)

Ptolemy presents his geocentric model of the universe, a star catalog, and astronomical calculations in a 13 book set.P...

###### al-Khwarizmi (Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi)

Founder of algebra, His name was originally translated as Algorithmi which gives rise to the word algorithm.Translations...

###### Al-Battani (Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn Jābir ibn Sinān al-Raqqī al-Ḥarrānī aṣ-Ṣābiʾ al-Battānī, محمد بن جابر بن سنان البتاني)

The most renowned astronomer of the Islamic Golden Age, called the "Ptolemy of the Arabs." Also, known for several important...###### Fibonacci (Leonardo Bonacci, Leonardo of Pisa, Leonardo Pisano Bigollo, Leonardo Fibonacci)

Fibonacci popularized the Hindu–Arabic numeral system in the Western World primarily through his composition in 1202 of Lib...###### Abraham ben Samuel Zacut (Abraham Zacuto)

Royal Astronomer and Historian to King John II of Portugal. His astronomical almanac helps Columbus and de Gama in their expl...###### Giambattista della Porta (Giovanni Battista Della Porta, Professor of Secrets)

Prolific Italian playwright and occult scientist who founded the Academia Secretorum Naturae in the 16th century ( later shu...###### Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (von Leibnitz)

A prominent German polymath and one of the most important logicians, mathematicians and natural philosophers of the Enlighten...###### Gaspard Monge (Comte de Péluse)

French mathematician, the inventor of descriptive geometry (the foundation of technical drawing), and the father of different...###### Évariste Galois

Galois' most significant contribution to mathematics is his development of Galois theory. He realized that the algebraic solu...###### Gustav Kirchhoff (Gustav Robert Kirchhoff)

German physicist famous for several sets*Kirchhoff's Laws*

- Kirchhoff's circuit laws
- Kirchhof...

###### Georg Cantor

Created*Set Theory*, using it to prove that the real numbers are more numerous than the natural numbers.

However, hi...

###### Felix Klein

German mathematician best known for the Klien Bottle. He made significant advancements in group theory, complex analysis, n...###### Heinrich Rudolf Hertz

Nineteenth century German physicist who proved the existence of the electromagnetic waves.When asked about the applicatio...