Mathematical Circles: Quadrant II
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Howard Eves (1911-2004), professor of mathematics at University of Maine, wrote a series of books entitled "In Mathematical Circles." He used the division of a circle into 360 degrees to write 360 short essays exposing the variegated beauties, history, people, humor, and applications of mathematics. On this page, James Nickel will follow the same structure with the goal of unveiling the vistas and power of mathematics as seen through Biblical Christian eyes.
Degrees: 91 to 140
91: Kepler: A Tale of Ravishing Delight - Powerpoint Slide Show
92: Lessons from Ancient Greece: Number Theory
93: Archimedes: From the Law of the Lever to Formulas for a Sphere
94: The Discovery of the Golden Section and Other Amazing Connections
95: Differential Equations and Escape Velocity
96: On Viewing Mathematics
97: Did Augustine Render the Study of Mathematics as a Road to Hell?
98: The Resolution of a Math/Science Conundrum
99: The Trinitarian Foundation of Knowledge
100: "Pi" Revealed in I Kings
101: Christ: The First and Upholding Principle of Creation
102: What About "Pure" Mathematics?
103: Science and Creation: A Rare Jewel of a Book
104: Mathematics, Theorems, and Beauty ... Why?
105: The Mystery of Why Mathematics Works
106: Is the Bible Wrong?
107: Biblical Christian Scholarship? (Some thoughts on the Geocentricity Question)
108: Ponder This: Some Thoughts on Objects in Motion
109: Did Galileo Recant of Copernicanism Before He Died?
120: Geocentrism and Inconsistent Logic
121: Light ... Be!
122: Calculating Square Roots by Hand
123: The History and Mathematics of Unit Conversions
124: The Wonder of the Pythagorean Means