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Why mathematics is beautiful and why it matters « Math Drudge

Why mathematics is beautiful and why it matters « Math Drudge | Mathematics_lap | Scoop.it
“Scientists through the ages have noted, often with some astonishment, not only the remarkable success of mathematics in describing the natural world, but also the fact that the best mathematical formulations are usually those ...”
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With Expertise Comes A New Sense Of What’s Beautiful « Annie Murphy Paul

With Expertise Comes A New Sense Of What’s Beautiful « Annie Murphy Paul | Mathematics_lap | Scoop.it
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List of Recently started or starting soon free online courses/MOOCs | Class Central

List of Recently started or starting soon free online courses/MOOCs | Class Central | Mathematics_lap | Scoop.it
“List of Recently started or starting soon free online courses/MOOCs aggregated by Class Central. (Ready for spring semester?”
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5 insanely great books about mathematics you should read.

5 insanely great books about mathematics you should read. | Mathematics_lap | Scoop.it
“I've been asked over and over for good books about mathematics for a layperson, someone who hasn't taken advanced courses in university and is more simply interested in learning about what math is,...”
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Your Maths, your career

We've been asked 'what is the point of Maths' and we are really proud of our answers, we pulled the various answers together to the question 'What is the pur...

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This video serves to demonstrate how mathematics feature significantly in various professions including game developers and carpenters. Enjoy Peace.
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Mathematics: The Beauty of Abstraction | Big Think TV | Big Think

Mathematics: The Beauty of Abstraction | Big Think TV | Big Think | Mathematics_lap | Scoop.it
“Mathematics: The Beauty of Abstraction. by Big Think Editors. February 15, 2014, 12:00 AM. Maths. "What is it that distinguishes us from cavemen?" asks the mathematician Edward Frenkel. "I would say it's the level of abstraction that we can ...”
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What's the Universe Made Of? Math, Says Scientist - LiveScience.com

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“LiveScience.com What's the Universe Made Of? Math, Says Scientist LiveScience.com BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Scientists have long used mathematics to describe the physical properties of the universe. But what if the universe itself is math?”
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Darren Aronofsky's Pi (1998) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0138704/
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Who invented math? Take the quiz! : Discovery Channel

Who invented math? Take the quiz! : Discovery Channel | Mathematics_lap | Scoop.it
“Who invented math? Our quiz will see how much you know about math and where it came from. Take our quiz and find out, Who invented math? (The earliest known evidence of mathematics is __________.”
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The beauty of mathematics

“One would definitely appreciate this even if you never enjoyed mathematics in school. Watch full-screen for best impact.”
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Largest Prime Number Discovered - LiveScience.com

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Largest Prime Number Discovered
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Instead, mathematicians have devised a much cleverer strategy, that dramatically reduces the time to find primes. That method uses a formula to check much fewer numbers.
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