Jan 02 2018

Why 19th-century mathematicians were obsessed with coloring maps

published by Ishveena Singh
in blog Geoawesomeness
original entryWhy 19th-century mathematicians were obsessed with coloring maps

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Have you read Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer Abroad? There’s this part where Tom says: “Suppose there’s a brown calf and a big brown dog, and an artist is making a picture of them. What is the MAIN thing that artist has got to do? He has got to paint them so you can tell them apart […]

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