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Submitted by Richard Zach on Sat, 02/21/2015 - 2:47pm

The Mathematics Genealogy project is a huge database of mathematicians, where and when they got their degrees, and who their advisors were. (There's also a wiki-based Philosophy Genealogy.) Nice pastime when the polar vortex keeps you from leaving the house: find famous people in your academic family tree.

If you're in the Mathematics Genealogy, you can use Geneagrapher by David Alber to produce a graphical genealogy. It's pretty amazing. Here is mine (click for full size):

TIL: Mersenne and Copernicus are in that tree.

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Way cool. Thanks for the pointer.