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## What are the top academic journals in various fields?

What are the best academic journals in each field? [more inside]

## Mutton dressed as lamb

Is there a formula related to the statement "What's old becomes new again"? As middle age encroaches, it becomes harder and harder not to see history recycled and repackaged whether fashion, music, etc... [more inside]

## Euler's map of the 7 Bridges of Königsberg

Do you know good sources for historical mathematics images, specifically the Bridges of Königsberg by Leonhard Euler? [more inside]

## Did Pythagoras exist?

Did Pythagoras exist? [more inside]

## Calculus Re-Invented?

I recall reading that years after Newton and Leibniz, a school teacher slogged from the steppes to the big city with his independent invention of calculus. Apocryphal? Name, place, source? Yeah, I know about the quarrel between Newton & Leibniz, and Indian & Japanese calculus. I think this poor guy was Russian.

## How did East Asians do math before the adoption of arabic numerals, which are universally used today?

How did East Asians do math before the adoption of arabic numerals, which are universally used today? Were there a variety of local systems? When did the switchovers happen? [more inside] [more inside]

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