Fibonacci Sequence

Fibonacci Sequence was described by an Indian mathematician ~1200 years before Fibonacci

The Fibonacci Sequence was described by an Indian mathematician ~1200 years before Fibonacci wrote of it The Chandaḥśāstra presents the first known description of a binary numeral system in connection with the systematic enumeration of meters with fixed patterns of short and long syllables. The discussion of the combinatorics of meter corresponds to the binomial […]

Neptune

John Couch Adams calculated the existence of Neptune using mathematics

John Couch Adams FRS  was a British mathematician and astronomer, His most famous achievement was predicting the existence and position of Neptune, using only mathematics. The calculations were made to explain discrepancies with Uranus’s orbit and the laws of Kepler and Newton. At the same time, but unknown to each other, the same calculations were made […]