Eli MaorEli 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''.
Asteroid 226861 Elimaor, discovered at the Jarnac Observatory in 2004, was named in his honor. The official was published by the Minor Planet Center on 22 July 2013 (). Provided by Wikipedia