NSU Distance Learning School: 50 Years After

On October 23, 2015, the Distance Learning School of the Specialized Educational Scientific Center (SESC) of Novosibirsk State University (NSU)—the world’s first distance learning school on physics and **mathematics**—celebrated its 50th anniversary. The ceremony in Akademgorodok gathered together more than a hundred people, including the founders of the school as well as its graduates, teachers, and all those people who participated, at different times,...

supplementary education , correspondence schools , mathematics , physics , chemistry

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Leonhard Euler. Based on the Materials of St.Petersburg Branch of the Archive of the Russian Academy of Sciences

... where I had learnt what I knew, I truly responded that I owed all this to my sojourn at the Petersburg Academy.”
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The place that “welcomes muses”
Leonhard Euler graduated from the Faculty of Free Arts with Basel University. The University had no **mathematics** faculty but Euler had a chance to attend lectures on **mathematics** and basic astronomy delivered by Johann I Bernoulli. Getting professorship in **mathematics** or in physics was not an easy task because such positions were rare, and Euler was quite ...

Leonhard Euler , history of science , mathematics , biography , Russian Imperial Academy

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The Three-Dimensional Universe, Where We Are Not Living...

Even the ancient Greeks transformed **mathematics** from an empirical science into a deductive one. They demanded that proofs of mathematical statements should be concluded from the basic conceptions, and excluding the reference to the experience gained as an argument. Pure **mathematics** investigates ...

space , manifold , geometry , Euclid , Lobachevsky , Riemann , mathematics , multi-dimensional , forms , point , sphere , torus , polyhedral , orbifolds

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