About the Logo

The Cascades Science Center Foundation has chosen the Pythagorean Theorem to be its logo.

Pythagorean Theorem

The Pythagorean Theorem was one of the earliest theorems known to ancient civilizations. The theorem states that “the area of the square built upon the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the areas of squares upon the remaining sides.” The area of two smaller squares (A and B) is equal to the area of the largest square (C), which algebraically expressed is: a2 + b2 = c2

Ellis Corets, the President of Cascades Science Center Foundation, got an inspiration for this logo from a Greek postage stamp, depicting pythagorean theorem.

Greek Stamp - Pythagorean Theorem

Here are few more fun links and facts related to the theorem:

  • PBS: Demonstrate the Pythagorean Theorem
  • Math is Fun: Pythagoras’ Theorem
  • Pythagorean Theorm Quiz
  • Discover the Pythagorean Theorem