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Historical Mathematician Dr. William Dunham on LV Discourse

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A mathematician with a sense of humor? Surely you jest. Actually, our guest this week was just that: Dr. William Duham, historical mathematician. He traces math's roots back to Africa, 40,000 years ago.

He talked about why mathematicians are often absent-minded, and about women's role in the discipline.

(Original air-date: 03/29/18)