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How to Prove That e is Irrational
How to Prove That e is Irrational
Two Simple Proofs of the Irrationality of e
Marco Tavora
Apr 7
Proving Cantor’s Theorem
Proving Cantor’s Theorem
“No one will drive us from the paradise which Cantor created for us” — David Hilbert
Maths and Musings
Apr 7
The Johnson-Lindenstrauss Lemma
The Johnson-Lindenstrauss Lemma
Why you don’t always need all of your coordinates
Haris Angelidakis
Apr 7
Understanding Why 0.99999… = 1
Understanding Why 0.99999… = 1
…And the Foundations of Calculus
Maths and Musings
Apr 7
Beauty in Simplicity: Markov’s Elegant Inequality
Beauty in Simplicity: Markov’s Elegant Inequality
In this article, we introduce the simple but very useful Markov’s inequality for non-negative random variables.
Haris Angelidakis
Apr 6
A Gentle Introduction to Analytic Continuation
A Gentle Introduction to Analytic Continuation
How to Extend the Domain of Analytic Functions
Marco Tavora
Apr 5
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
Biographies
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
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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