Eli Maor (born 1937), an Israel-born historian of mathematics, is the author of several books about the history of mathematics. Eli Maor received his PhD at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He teaches the history of mathematics at Loyola University Chicago. Maor was the editor of the article on trigonometry for the Encyclopædia Britannica.
|Occupation||Historian of mathematics|
|Employer||Loyola University Chicago|
Asteroid 226861 Elimaor, discovered at the Jarnac Observatory in 2004, was named in his honor. The official naming citation was published by the Minor Planet Center on 22 July 2013 (M.P.C. 84383).
- To Infinity and Beyond: A Cultural History of the Infinite, 1991, Princeton University Press. ISBN 978-0-691-02511-7
- e:The story of a Number, by Eli Maor, Princeton University Press (Princeton, New Jersey) (1994) ISBN 0-691-05854-7
- Venus in Transit, 2000, Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-04874-6
- Trigonometric Delights, Princeton University Press, 2002 ISBN 0-691-09541-8. Ebook version, in PDF format, full text presented.
- The Pythagorean Theorem: A 4,000-Year History, 2007, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0-691-12526-8
- The Facts on File Calculus Handbook (Facts on File, 2003), 2005, Checkmark Books, an encyclopedia of calculus concepts geared for high school and college students
- Music by the Numbers. Princeton University Press. 2018. ISBN 9780691176901.
- "226861 Elimaor (2004 TV18)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
- Eli Maor biography at Princeton University Press
- Maor, Eli (2010). "Encyclopædia Britannica: Author". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 30 August 2010.(subscription required)
- "MPC/MPO/MPS Archive". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
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