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# Famous Mathematicians

### Florence Nightingale - the Compassionate Mathematician

### What Did Turing Do for Us?

### Emmy Noether

### Ada Lovelace: Visions of Today

### Pythagoras

### Coordinates and Descartes

### Eureka!

### Maurits Cornelius Escher

### All Is Number

### Going Places with Mathematicians

### Leonardo of Pisa and the Golden Rectangle

### From One Shape to Another

### Clever Carl

### Fibonacci's Three Wishes 2

### History of Morse

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Each of these articles, accessible to upper primary students, focuses on a well-known mathematician.

Age 7 to 14

Florence Nightingale may be well known for her role as a nurse, but she was also an excellent mathematician, collecting and analysing data to help improve hospital conditions.

Age 7 to 18

Dr James Grime takes an Enigma machine in to schools. Here he describes how the code-breaking work of Turing and his contemporaries helped to win the war.

Age 7 to 14

Find out about Emmy Noether, whose ideas linked physics and algebra, and whom Einstein described as a 'creative mathematical genius'.

Age 7 to 11

Read about Ada Lovelace, one of the pioneers of computer programming.

Age 7 to 14

Pythagoras of Samos was a Greek philosopher who lived from about 580 BC to about 500 BC. Find out about the important developments he made in mathematics, astronomy, and the theory of music.

Age 7 to 16

Have you ever wondered how maps are made? Or perhaps who first thought of the idea of designing maps? We're here to answer these questions for you.

Age 7 to 14

Read this article to find out about the discoveries and inventions of Archimedes.

Age 7 to 14

Have you ever noticed how mathematical ideas are often used in patterns that we see all around us? This article describes the life of Escher who was a passionate believer that maths and art can be intertwined.

Age 7 to 14

Read all about Pythagoras' mathematical discoveries in this article written for students.

Age 7 to 14

This article looks at the importance in mathematics of representing places and spaces mathematics. Many famous mathematicians have spent time working on problems that involve moving and mapping things.

Age 7 to 16

Leonardo who?! Well, Leonardo is better known as Fibonacci and this article will tell you some of fascinating things about his famous sequence.

Age 7 to 14

Read about David Hilbert who proved that any polygon could be cut up into a certain number of pieces that could be put back together to form any other polygon of equal area.

Age 7 to 14

What would you do if your teacher asked you add all the numbers from 1 to 100? Find out how Carl Gauss responded when he was asked to do just that.

Age 7 to 14

Second of two articles about Fibonacci, written for students.

Age 7 to 18

This short article gives an outline of the origins of Morse code and its inventor and how the frequency of letters is reflected in the code they were given.