The Library That Was

“To add a library to a house is to give that house a soul.”  Marcus Tullius Cicero The ancients knew that to receive a proper education, they must travel to Alexandria, the celebrated city newly founded by none other than Alexander the Great in 331 BCE.  Alexander’s military genius was felt in every part ofContinue reading “The Library That Was”

A Best Seller

“Which was to be proved.” Euclid “Elements” by the famed Euclid of Alexandria, has been on the bestsellers list for thousands of years.   It is the most widely translated, published and studied mathematical book in the western world.   To this day, mathematicians refer to the basic rules about triangles, squares, and circles as Euclidean geometry.Continue reading “A Best Seller”

There is Always a Beginning

“The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God.” Euclid Science has been with us for some time. While our generation, as all generations before, may claim that the greatest scientific discoveries have been on our watch, perhaps we are simply participants in a greater mission that began centuries ago. It is ourContinue reading “There is Always a Beginning”