**What does it mean for an equation to be beautiful or elegant?**

Physicists and mathematicians often describe equations as "beautiful" or "elegant...

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Mathematics

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Showing posts with label **Mathematics**. Show all posts

Physicists and mathematicians often describe equations as "beautiful" or "elegant...

“The infinite! No other question has ever moved so profoundly the spirit of man,” said David Hil...

What is infinity? Can you define something that, by definition, has no boundaries? A subject ext...

Dangerous Knowledge is a documentary presented by David Malone, looking at four brilliant mathe...

Here's a fun little brain wrinkle pinch for all you non-math people out there (that should b...

Is it possible to deduce the shape of the universe without stepping outside of it? Henri Poinc...

Artist and writer Matt Collings takes the plunge into an alien world of equations. He asks top s...

If mathematics underpins the elegant precision of the macroscopic and microscopic worlds, is the...

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