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What is Predestination Paradox?
What is Predestination Paradox?
The theoretical limit of backward time traveling gives rise to many paradoxes
Areeba Merriam
Jan 27
How to Compute the General Relativistic Correction to Time
How to Compute the General Relativistic Correction to Time
Giovanni Organtini
Jan 27
The Long Fight for Gravity
The Long Fight for Gravity
Galileo, Kepler and Newton challenged the ruling elite of Europe, fighting for science over religion.
Alastair Isaacs
Jan 26
A Single Equation that Rules the World
A Single Equation that Rules the World
The equation connects neuron firing, fluid convection, the Mandelbrot set and so much more and will definitely change your view of this…
Samrat Dutta
Jan 25
Mathematical Intuitionism and Anti-Realism Compared and Contrasted
Mathematical Intuitionism and Anti-Realism Compared and Contrasted
Mathematical intuitionism (which is a subset of mathematical constructivism) has it (or had it) that mathematics is purely the result of…
Paul Austin Murphy
Jan 25
Deriving the Quadratic Equation From the Roots Up
Deriving the Quadratic Equation From the Roots Up
Solving Quadratics using gradients at the roots
Greg Oliver
Jan 24
Probability for Pragmatists
Probability for Pragmatists
What does it mean that a probability is “correct” and how could you possibly know?
Graeme Keith
Jan 24
Forever Lost Within Reach
Forever Lost Within Reach
When I was a small child I got lost at a store with lots of aisles. I remember being very scared that my mom would never find me. I walked…
Anton Shakov
Jan 23
Biographies
The Mozart of Mathematics — Niels Henrik Abel
The Mozart of Mathematics — Niels Henrik Abel
“Although Abel shared with many mathematicians a complete lack of musical talent, I will not sound absurd if I compare his kind of…
Jørgen Veisdal
Sep 3, 2020
Kurt Gödel’s Brilliant Madness
Kurt Gödel’s Brilliant Madness
“Modern math’s absolute Prince of Darkness” — David Foster Wallace
Jørgen Veisdal
Jun 12, 2020
The Anarchist Abstractionist — Who was Alexander Grothendieck?
The Anarchist Abstractionist — Who was Alexander Grothendieck?
“The greatest mathematician of the 20th century” -Le Monde (2014)
Jørgen Veisdal
Apr 2, 2020
The Absent-Minded Father of Cybernetics, Norbert Wiener
The Absent-Minded Father of Cybernetics, Norbert Wiener
“When we met, was I walking to the faculty club or away from it? I’m wondering, because in the latter case I’ve already had my lunch”
Jørgen Veisdal
Mar 7, 2020
The Eccentric and Ingenious Father of the Atomic Bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer
The Eccentric and Ingenious Father of the Atomic Bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer
“Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.”
Jørgen Veisdal
Dec 26, 2019
The Unparalleled Genius of John von Neumann
The Unparalleled Genius of John von Neumann
“Most mathematicians prove what they can, von Neumann proves what he wants”
Jørgen Veisdal
Nov 11, 2019
The Mathematical Nomad, Paul Erdős
The Mathematical Nomad, Paul Erdős
“The Man Who Loved Only Numbers”
Jørgen Veisdal
Jul 19, 2019
The Beautiful Life of John Forbes Nash, Jr.
The Beautiful Life of John Forbes Nash, Jr.
“He was so incredibly himself” — Herta Newman
Jørgen Veisdal
Jun 16, 2019
The Nature of Infinity, and Beyond
The Nature of Infinity, and Beyond
An introduction to Georg Cantor’s transfinite paradise
Jørgen Veisdal
Dec 17, 2018
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