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The Mathematical Nomad, Paul Erdős
The Mathematical Nomad, Paul Erdős
A tribute to the most prolific mathematician of all time
Jørgen Veisdal
Jul 19
The Heat Equation, explained
The Heat Equation, explained
Your first PDE. Bonus: Fourier series.
Panda the Red
Jun 30
The Black-Scholes formula, explained
The Black-Scholes formula, explained
Introduction to the most famous equation in finance
Jørgen Veisdal
Jul 13
Einstein and Hilbert’s Race to Generalize Relativity
Einstein and Hilbert’s Race to Generalize Relativity
Who got there first?
Jørgen Veisdal
Jun 23
The Poincaré Conjecture
The Poincaré Conjecture
What is the shape of the universe?
Jørgen Veisdal
Jul 6
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Uncomputable Numbers
Uncomputable Numbers
Real numbers we can never know the value of
Jørgen Veisdal
Jul 11
How Quantum Computers Will Break Your Phone’s Encryption
How Quantum Computers Will Break Your Phone’s Encryption
These days all your devices are encrypted. Your texts, emails, all have some form of encryption, but that may not be the case for very…
Mark Dodds
Jun 30
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
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
The Ramanujan Summation: 1 + 2 + 3 + ⋯ + ∞ = -1/12?
The Ramanujan Summation: 1 + 2 + 3 + ⋯ + ∞ = -1/12?
“What on earth are you talking about? There’s no way that’s true!” — My mom
Mark Dodds
Sep 2, 2018
The Riemann Hypothesis, explained
The Riemann Hypothesis, explained
It’s been called the most difficult problem in mathematics. What is the Riemann Hypothesis?
Jørgen Veisdal
Aug 21, 2016
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