Monday, September 28, 2009

2009 Miami University Fall Conference

"The Teaching of Undergraduate Mathematics"
September 25-26, 2009
Miami University Fall Conference, Oxford, OH.
Difference Quotient Revisited (a Classroom Supplement)
Fall Conference 2009 - Miami University

Friday, September 18, 2009

Bernhard Riemann

Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann (September 17, 1826 – July 20, 1866) - one of the greatest mathematicians of all time.
Dedekind has a deeply touching account of Riemann's final moments, his passing away being marked by the words of Lord's prayer. Riemann's tombstone (see here and here) in Biganzolo (Italy) refers to Romans 8:28 ("And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose"):
Here rests in God
Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann
Professor in Göttingen
born in Breselenz, September 17th, 1826
died in Selasca, Juli 20th, 1866
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Those, who love God, all things
must serve to its best manner.