Keith Devlin

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How Fibonacci Introduced The World To Numbers

Keith Devlin, mathematician and author of ‘The Man of Numbers,’ talks about the history of arithmetic.

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Numb3rs

The numbers behind the television show

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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