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A Tangled Tale

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Lewis Carroll


Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1896) is best known for 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'. It is less widely known that he worked as a lecturer for m…

Prime Numbers

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Unknown


A recording of the first 2000 prime numbers (2-17389). Recommended listening for all math geeks and insomniacs!

Short Account of the History of Mathematics

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W. W. Rouse Ball


This is a history of mathematics from antiquity to the turn of the 20th century. (Summary by Paul King)

The Fourth Dimension Simply Explained

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Henry Parker Manning


In January 1909 a friend of the Scientific American paid the sum of 500$ which was to be awarded as a prize for the best popular explanation…

Calculus Made Easy

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Silvanus P. Thompson


Calculus Made Easy: Being a Very-Simplest Introduction to Those Beautiful Methods of Reckoning which Are Generally Called by the Terrifying …

The Fourth Dimension

Read by Peter Yearsley


Charles Howard Hinton


"Mr Hinton tries to explain the theory of the fourth dimension so that the ordinary reasoning mind can get a grasp of what metaphysical…

The Einstein Theory of Relativity

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Hendrik A. Lorentz


When Albert Einstein published his first paper on relativity theory, it caused a stir in the physicists' community. When more and more evide…

Miscellanea Curiosa, Vol 1

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Edmond Halley


"The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous ex…

Passages from the Life of a Philosopher

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Charles Babbage


Some men write their lives to save themselves from ennui, careless of the amount they inflict on their readers. Others write their personal…