Monthly Archives: May 2016

Happy Birthday, Otto Neugebauer

Without Otto Neugebauer, there would be no MathSciNet.  He was the founder of both Zentralblatt für Mathematik (1931) and Mathematical Reviews (1940).   Neugebauer lived an extraordinary life during extraordinary times.  He knew and worked with some of the great mathematicians of the twentieth century.  Neugebauer … Continue reading

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Mathematical Moments

The AMS Public Awareness office has a wonderful series of short bursts of mathematics, which are available as posters titled “Mathematical Moments“.  Mike Breen comes up with the topics and writes the texts for the posters.  He also has a knack … Continue reading

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