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Donaldson one of five to win most lucrative mathematics prize ever established Simon Donaldson received the ‘Breakthrough’ $3m (£1.8m) prize and trophy for “new revolutionary invariants of four-dimensional manifolds”. The Breakthrough prize in mathematics was[…]
Some people use statistics like a drunk uses a lamp-post, for support rather than illumination.
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This is a re-blog of the original entry by Peter Rowlett in the Aperiodical blog. I asked in the previous post for suggestions of iPad apps that I could use to help with my job as a[…]
Reblogged from The Endeavour by J. D. Cook. The Airy functions Ai(x) and Bi(x) are independent solutions to the differential equation For negative x they act something like sin(x) and cos(x). For positive x they act something like exp(x)[…]
I was talking to some students the other day (actually… a couple of months ago… ahem…), they had some questions about some problems on linear algebra and after a short while it became clear that[…]
Just like buses… exactly just like buses… you wait for one and two come all at once. That is exactly what I thought when I heard about the two results in number theory that[…]
Los Mayas son una de las más grandes civilizaciones humanas. No sólo tienen una excelente agricultura, cerámica y la escritura jeroglífica, pero también tienen obras arquitectónicas impresionantes y arte simbólico, así como matemáticas, astronomía y[…]