Mathematician Project


al-Khwarizmi

  1. Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi Wikipedia Article - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_ibn_M%C5%ABs%C4%81_al-Khw%C4%81rizm%C4%AB
  2. Al-Khwarizmi Biography - http://www.gap-system.org/~history/Biographies/Al-Khwarizmi.html Resource from the School of Mathematics and Statistics from the University of St. Andrew's in Scotland.
  3. Abu Ja'far Muhammad ibn Musa Al-Khwarizmi - http://www2.stetson.edu/~efriedma/periodictable/html/Am.html Resource from Stetson University.

Archimedes

  1. Archimedes Home Page - http://www.cs.drexel.edu/~crorres/Archimedes/contents.html Created by Chris Rorres, from Drexel University. Make sure to click on the hyperlinks (underlined words) for more information.
  2. Archimedes Encylopedia Article - http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/32808/Archimedes An article from the Encyclopedia Britannica online.
  3. Archimedes Think Quest - http://library.thinkquest.org/4116/History/archimedes.htm A student-created web site about Archimedes.
  4. Archimedes and the Computation of Pi - http://www.math.utah.edu/~alfeld/Archimedes/Archimedes.html From the University of Utah, this site has an interactive activity about pi and links to additional resources.

Albert Einstein

  1. Albert Einstein - http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1921/einstein-bio.html A resource biography about Albert Einstein from the Nobel Prize web site.
  2. Albert Einstein Wikipedia Article - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein
  3. Albert Einstein - http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/Biographies/Einstein.html - A biography from the school of math and science at the University of St. Andrew's in Scotland.
  4. Albert Einstein Online Museum - http://www.aip.org/history/einstein/ American Institute for Physics online museum. Click on the different areas to get information.

Eratosthenes

  1. Eratosthenes Wikipedia Article - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eratosthenes
  2. Eratosthenes of Cyrene - http://space.about.com/cs/astronomerbios/a/Eratosthenesbio.htm Biography from about.com.
  3. Eratosthenes - http://www.3villagecsd.k12.ny.us/wmhs/Departments/Math/OBrien/eros.html Created by students, this is a mock interview with Eratosthenes.

Euclid

  1. Euclid Wikipedia Article - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euclid
  2. Biography of Euclid - http://www.mathopenref.com/euclid.html From John Page's math open reference.
  3. Euclid Biography - http://www.bookrags.com/biography/euclid/From the Encyclopedia of World Biography.

Pierre de Fermat

  1. Pierre de Fermat Wikipedia Article - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_de_Fermat
  2. Fermat Biography - http://www.gap-system.org/~history/Biographies/Fermat.html Resource from the School of Mathematics and Statistics from the University of St. Andrew's in Scotland.
  3. Pierre de Fermat - http://valure.wiki.ccsd.edu/Pierre+De+Fermat- an entry in a Mathematicians of the Month project.

Enrico Fermi

  1. Enrico Fermi - http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1938/fermi-bio.html A resource biography about Enrico Fermi from the Nobel Prize web site.
  2. Race for the Super Bomb, Enrico Fermi - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/bomb/peopleevents/pandeAMEX52.html A PBS resource from the American Experience.
  3. FermiLab: Who is Enrico Fermi - http://www.fnal.gov/pub/about/whatis/enricofermi.html A biography about Enrico Fermi from the lab which bears his name.
  4. Fermi Encyclopedia Article - http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/204747/Enrico-Fermi An article from the Encyclopedia Britannica online.

Fibonacci

  1. Who was Fibonacci? - http://www.maths.surrey.ac.uk/hosted-sites/R.Knott/Fibonacci/fibBio.html A resource created by Dr. Ron Knott.
  2. The Fibonacci Series - http://library.thinkquest.org/27890/biographies1.htmlA biography done on a ThinkQuest page.
  3. Leonard Pisano (Fibonacci) - http://www2.stetson.edu/~efriedma/periodictable/html/F.html A resource from a student at Stetson University.
  4. Fibonacci Wikipedia Article - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonardo_of_Pisa

Galileo

  1. Galileo Wikipedia Article - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galileo_Galilei
  2. Galileo Project - http://galileo.rice.edu/bio/index.html From Rice University, click on the links for different types of information about Galileo.
  3. Galileo Biography - http://www.biography.com/people/galileo-9305220 - Biography.com profile of Galileo
  4. Biographical Museum of Galileo - http://brunelleschi.imss.fi.it/itineraries/itinerary/BiographicalItineraryOfGalileoGalilei.html This biography is broken into separate sections, click on the red hyperlinks for more information about any section.

David Hilbert

  1. David Hilbert Wikipedia Article - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Hilbert
  2. Hilbert Biography - http://www.gap-system.org/~history/Biographies/Hilbert.html Resource from the School of Mathematics and Statistics from the University of St. Andrew's in Scotland.
  3. David Hilbert Encyclopedia Article - http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/265698/David-Hilbert An article from the Encyclopedia Britannica online.
  4. Biography of David Hilbert - http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/david-hilbert-471.php - Profile from Famous People

Hipparchus

  1. Hipparchus Wikipedia Article - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hipparchus
  2. Hipparchus - http://www.crystalinks.com/hipparchus.html A website created by Ellie Crystal, a psychic.
  3. Hipparchus Encyclopedia Article - http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/266559/Hipparchus# An article from the Encyclopedia Britannica online.

Blaise Pascal

  1. Blaise Pascal Wikipedia Article - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blaise_Pascal
  2. Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662) - http://oregonstate.edu/instruct/phl302/philosophers/pascal.html A biography on Blaise Pascal from Oregon State University.
  3. Blaise Pascal - http://www.thocp.net/biographies/pascal_blaise.html A resource from the History of Computing Project.
  4. Pascal Biography - http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/Biographies/Pascal.html Resource from the School of Mathematics and Statistics from the University of St. Andrew's in Scotland.

Pythagoras

  1. Pythagoras - http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/pythagoras/ Encyclopedia article about Pythagoras from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
  2. Pythagoras History for Kids - http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/science/math/pythagoras.htm From Kidipede, includes a description of the Pythagorean Theorem.
  3. Pythagoras Wikipedia Article - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pythagoras
  4. Pythagoras of Samos - http://www.gap-system.org/~history/Biographies/Pythagoras.html Resource from the School of Mathematics and Statistics from the University of St. Andrew's in Scotland.

Some other mathematicians to research in the future:
  • Oppenehimer
  • Goddard
  • Grace Hooper
  • Hypatia
  • Bode
  • Al Kuzaizmi
  • Emmy Noether
  • George Boole