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Veins in the Body: Treatise on Human Anatomy, by Mansur ibn Ilyas, with Persian text, circa 1450, Iran. Photograph: Copyright Trustees of Chester Beatty Library, Dublin

(...)th century in the Age of Enlightenment. However, sophisticated studies of mathematics, astronomy and(...)

Byrne’s diagram for Euclid’s proof of the Theorem of Pythagoras, together with Rietveld’s Red and Blue Chair, made in 1918

Oliver Byrne (1810-1890) was a civil engineer and a prolific writer on science. He published more than 20 books on maths and several more on me(...)

C-3PO: The Star Wars robot – described as a walking humanoid – was one of many robots discussed at a symposium in Izhevsk, east of Moscow, on mechanical and biological systems

The application of mathematics in biology is a flourishing research field. Most living organisms(...)