"That’s why, when I’m doing math, I sometimes feel I’m turning transparent. And that can be scary."
Haruki Murakami, 1Q84 (via leo-topp)
Haruki Murakami, 1Q84 (via leo-topp)
The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra.
Construction of a helix.
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How a Single Number Can Change the Universe:
We’ve discussed how important mathematics is in the framework of the universe, but its importance can best be summarized by explaining how changing a single number could spell catastrophic consequences for the universe itself.
See how (and why) here: http://bit.ly/1pcw7IZ
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What do you call a vector space that is complete, normed, and yellow?
A Bannanach space.
Looping concentric circles.
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The equal sign (“=”) was invented in 1557 by Welsh mathematician Robert Recorde, who was fed up with writing “is equal to” in his equations. He chose the two lines because “no two things can be more equal”.
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Straight Lines…
It’s funny how our sense of sight can so easily be fooled
Mathematically, all you need to do is subtract or add +1 to the position of each ball and you get a perfect circle roll. Cool