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How does mathematics provide both function and beauty in architectural and engineering projects?
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Books to Explore Mathematics

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Concise History of Mathematics - Dirk J. Struik
Call Number: 609.2 KAM
ISBN: 0486602559
Publication Date: 1987
A history of developments in the field of mathematics from early times through the mid-twentieth century.

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Inventing Modern America - David E. Brown; Lester C. Thurow (Foreword by); James Burke (Introduction by)
Call Number: 609.73 BRO
ISBN: 0262523493
Publication Date: 2003
Tells the personal stories of thirty-five American scientists, technologists, and researchers whose inventions have had a significant impact on life in the twentieth century.


The Brooklyn Bridge: Historian David McCullough Interview

Mathematics and Bridges: Wall Wisher Discussion

Databases for Mathematics Research

  • Gale's Expanded Academic database  
    Select Expanded Academic from Gale database list and filter results for either journals, magazines, or newspapers.
  • Gale: General Science Collection database  
    Articles from over 1,600 magazines, journals and reference materials on all aspects of the sciences.
  • The Physics Teacher  
    Advanced: Search peer-reviewed journals for physics experiments and physics research. Begin by signing in (in top tool bar) in order to find full-text articles.
  • Salem History  
    E-books featuring great events and biographies of famous (and infamous) individuals provide helpful resources for many subject areas including science and mathematics.

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