A new initiative for mathematics enthusiasts. Stamatics presents the Second edition of Alpha, a newsletter of Mathematics and Statistics Department.

Quote of the Day

. If people do not believe that mathematics is
simple, it is only becausethey do not realize how complicated life is .

John van Neumann

. The mathematical sciences
particularly exhibit
order, symmetry, and limitation;
and these are the greatest forms
of the beautiful .

Aristotle

. Mathematicians are [like]
a sort of Frenchmen;
if you talk to them,
they translate it
into their own language,
and then it is immediately
something quite different .

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

. Mathematics is
the queen of sciences
and arithmetic is
the queen of mathematics .

Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss

. The study of mathematics,
like the Nile,
begins in minuteness
but ends in magnificence .