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The Renaissance Mathematicus

An aging freak who fell in love with the history of science and now lives mostly in the 16th century.

  • By Thony Christie
  • Based in Germany
  • Roughly two posts per week
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Magnetic Variations – IV William Barlow
William Barlow (1544 – 1625) had a successful career as an Anglican cleric. He was, so to speak, born into the church, his father, also William Barlow (c. 1498 – 1568), was Bishop of St …
On , by thonyc, 1,475 words
From τὰ φυσικά (ta physika) to physics – XI
Having in the last two episodes dealt with the first two of the three so-called mixed sciences, astronomy and optics, I shall now deal with statics[1]. Although receiving far less attention in antiquity that the …
On , by thonyc, 654 words
The Red Line has gone!
I apparently no longer have Covid but I must admit I have felt healthier in my life. Starting today normal service will be resumed here at the Renaissance Mathematicus. I would like to briefly thank …
On , by thonyc, 74 words