Tag Archives: History of science

Montaigne on Calculus, Natural Selection, and the History of Science

What a French man of letters has to say about two British men of science and the world we live in.

The Seis of China

China is a big country with big problems. One Chinese scholar decided to help with a very small but important solution.

The Prank that Led to the Scientific Method

The top 1 prank that went too far. It revolutionized optics and the practice of science.