Finding the Real Fibonacci with Mathematician Keith Devlin

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at 10:00 AM
Stanford mathematician and NPR Weekend Edition contributor Keith Devlin. (Photo: Courtesy of Keith Devlin)

Over a decade ago, mathematician Keith Devlin, also known as “The Math Guy” on NPR’s Weekend Edition, set out to research the life and legacy of Leonardo of Pisa, better known as Fibonacci. The Italian mathematician introduced the Hindu-Arabic numeral system and arithmetic to the Western world. “Finding Fibonacci" details Devlin's journey to revive the long-forgotten mathematician and the people who devoted their lives to understanding his legacy.

Guests:

Keith Devlin, Author, "Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical
Genius Who Changed the World""

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