Category: Mathematics

Siderius Nuncius – Galileo Galilei

Sidereus Nuncius is a short astronomical treatise (or pamphlet) published in New Latin by Galileo Galilei in March 1610.

Divine Proportion – Luca Pacioli

De divina proportione (written in Milan in 1496–98, published in Venice in 1509). Two versions of the original manuscript are extant, one in the Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan, the other in the Bibliothèque Publique et Universitaire in Geneva. The subject was mathematical and artistic proportion, especially the mathematics of the golden ratio and its application in architecture.

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