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Also honored as part of Mattel’s new Inspiring Women doll series, which looks to great women from history, are artist Frida Kahlo, aviator Amelia Earhart and NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, all $29.99 and available for preorder.

As explained in this video from RealLifeLore, the Coastline Paradox has been vexing researchers and cartographers since its discovery by mathematician Lewis Fry Richardson in 1951.

One fine fall morning in Los Angeles, beloved 79yearold mathematician Isaac Severy dies in his backyard Jacuzzi by electrocution, an apparent suicide.

By the way, Bill Browder, the investor and activist, was not named after his uncle, the mathematician.

That is enormously valuable for engineers and mathematicians who are not necessarily generating immediate revenue, said Kevin Quennesson, a startup executive who ran an A.I. team at Twitter.

The Greek mathematician and inventor Archimedes used the parabolic mirror, so the story goes, to deter a fleet of approaching ships, crafting a solar death ray using panels of what was likely polished bronze.

Optimizing delivery routes has its roots in what’s called the Traveling Salesman Problem, which mathematicians have been trying to solve since 1930.

Later on, Greek philosophers and mathematicians like Ptolemy, Aristotle and Pythagoras used calculations and observations of Earth's curved shadow on the moon during lunar eclipses to conclude the planet was round.
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