There are many accolades for prize winning mathematicians. Winning a famous mathematics prize can bring recognition outside the field of study as well as financial rewards. What is the Nobel Prize? The Nobel Prize gets its name from a Swedish businessman, Alfred Nobel, who passed away in 1895. At the time of his passing, he […]

## Math Quotes – Famous Quotations by Mathematicians

We have been receiving a lot of requests from our readers to post quotes by famous mathematicians on the blog. So here are some of the famous math quotes for you. Do share your favorite math quote with us in the comments below. Quote by Henri Poincaré Quote by Carl Friedrich Gauss Quote by Archimedes […]

## 10 Famous Swiss Mathematicians and Their Contributions

The legacy of mathematics in Switzerland is most reflected in the works of Euler and the Bernoulli family who were the ultimate math family in Europe during the 17th and 18th centuries. The following list aims to chronologically identify 10 of the most famous Swiss mathematicians and their contributions to the field. 1. Jacob Bernoulli […]

## 10 Famous Black Mathematicians and Their Contributions

“The colour of the skin is in no way connected with strength of the mind or intellectual powers.” -Benjamin Banneker The following names represent those famous black mathematicians who beat the odds against their discrimination and achieved excellence in the field of mathematics. 1. Benjamin Banneker (1731-1806) Best known for: Constructing a clock that struck […]

## Top 10 Famous Female Mathematicians of All Time

Although there is no doubt that men often excel in mathematically challenging fields, there has been little research to support the fact that women cannot excel in them too. The following 10 famous females who have proved that gender differences in stereotypically male-oriented subjects like math are but only a matter of preference not ability. […]