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

What does it mean for an equation to be beautiful or elegant? 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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The Trouble with Infinity The Trouble with Infinity

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

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Can You Define the Immeasurable? Can You Define the Immeasurable?

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

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Dangerous Knowledge Dangerous Knowledge

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

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The sum of 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + ... until infinity is somehow -1/12 The sum of 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + ... until infinity is somehow -1/12

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

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Looking Through the Eyes of Mathematics Looking Through the Eyes of Mathematics

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

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Beautiful Equations Beautiful Equations

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

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Is God a Number? Is God a Number?

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

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