Thinker of the Week: Pythagoras


Full Name: Pythagoras

Born: 570 BCE

Died: 495 BCE

Hometown: Samos, Greece

Fave Subjects: Math, Science, Music, Reality

Career Highlights:

  • created a theorem for measuring triangles
  • revolutionized the study of music and connected it to math, and to the harmony of the universe
  • Had his own school of followers, with lots of rules, like no eating beans

Big Question:

How can studying math help us understand the entire universe?

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