Roots of mathematics - 17: Lockdown mathematics

Viktor Blåsjō, Desiree van den Bogaart

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Abstract

This article describes some historical episodes in which mathematicians worked in lockdown conditions. Among them are Sophus Lie, Andre Weil, Hans Freudenthal, Jean-Victor Poncelet, Ibn-al-Haytham and Isaac Newton.
Translated title of the contributionRoots of mathematics - 17: Lockdown mathematics
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)12-15
JournalEuclides
Volume96
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2020

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