October 2021

The Museum of the History of Physics and Mathematics at St Petersburg University congratulates all secondary and higher education students on the beginning of the new academic year and invites them to take part in the Challenge ‘Homonyms in Mathematics, Physics, and Technology’. Contestants are to recall terms used in mathematics, physics, and technology, which also have different meanings in other fields of knowledge, i.e. they are homonyms.

The winners will be determined separately for secondary and higher education students. To win, the contestants are to submit the largest number of homonyms. To enter the challenge, please send your submissions to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 1 November. Please indicate your name, surname, grade/class and school (for school students), and year and university (for university students). The winners will receive prizes!

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