- 18 October 2018
Emma Bell explains why the Renaissance mathematician Gerolamo Cardano styled himself as the "man of discoveries".
- 12 March 2018
In this edition of the series, we instead learn about 'routes' and Edsger Dijkstra's shortest path algorithm.
- 18 October 2017
Blaise Pascal was driven to begin the mechanisation of mathematics by his father's struggles with an accounts book in 17th century France.
- 6 March 2017
Mary Somerville fights against social mores to become one of the leading mathematicians of her time.
- 3 October 2016
Pythagoras gave us so much more than a² + b² = c²
- 13 March 2016
More than spirals and rabbits, Fibonacci gave us something much more fundamental.
- 6 October 2015
The story of how we got the equals sign