Tagged: Euclid


The Music of the Primes- Marcus Du Sautoy

The summer holidays have given me a chance to spend some time tackling my reading list. I have long been fascinated by the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic and the quest to find order in the primes, so was excited to get the chance to read Marcus du Sautoy’s The Music of the Primes. The book tracks the historic journey of...


Euclid’s Elements available online free and interactive!

Euclid‘s Elements is the most successful and influential textbook ever written. Only the Bible has been published in greater number. It is a beautiful illustration of an axiomatic approach to maths which is still the basis of our maths today. Many high-school students learn but a fraction of the postulates in Elements throughout their whole school career and often no...