The period of transition from the Renaissance to the early modern era was marked by radical shifts in what concerns foundations of science and the theoretical approach of science, deviating many times from the traditional philosophical line standing since the Read More …

# Category: History of Science and Ideas

**Look back on our short but concentrated and fruitful history of science to understand its evolution and paths. The stories of foundational and essential concepts of science, methodologic innovations, the rise and fall of theories, as well as cornerstone stories, anecdotal scenes, lives dedicated to a scientific aim – all complete an image of how science has reached and shaped its present-day forms.**

## The effectiveness of ancient knowledge: Inspiring Archimedes

Placing well-known names in “top-ten” lists by profession or mentioning them in comparison to one another as to how “great” they were is not the right way to ascribe merit when it comes to mathematicians. While “tops” lists provide an Read More …

## Ten theorems formulated in basic-math terms proved after decades, centuries, or millennia

Mathematics lovers say that the shorter the text of a problem or theorem and the longer its solution or proof, the more beautiful is that problem or theorem. Philosophers and historians of mathematics say that the longer a theorem stays Read More …