## Science within the headlines

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Greek mathematics is believed to have begun with Thales of Miletus (c. 624–c.546 BC) and Pythagoras of Samos (c. 582–c. 507 BC). Although the extent of the influence is disputed, they had been most likely impressed by Egyptian and Babylonian arithmetic. According to legend, Pythagoras traveled to Egypt to learn arithmetic, geometry, and astronomy from Egyptian monks.

- Mathematicians had vainly attempted to solve all of those problems for the reason that time of the ancient Greeks.
- This describes the “collaborative distance” between a person and Paul Erdős, as measured by joint authorship of mathematical papers.
- The space of research often known as the history of arithmetic