A discussion with Cedric Villani and John Nash about doing mathematics. There are some comments about beauty of mathematics near the beginning, and a discussion of the connection between mathematics and love around the hour mark.
Can beauty in mathematics arise from work done by a computer?
In Computers We Trust? | Quanta Magazine.
For those who think explanation might have anything to do with beauty, here is a blog posting that raises a few important questions:
The Splintered Mind: The Illusion of Understanding by guest blogger G. Randolph Mayes.
Some popular science if you are in that kind of mood. Is this description of beauty one that would hold also for mathematical beauty?
The Most Astounding Fact – Neil deGrasse Tyson – YouTube.
An essay on the beauty found both in mathematics and in farming. Short, and not rich on detail, but nice.
Fields in Math and Farming – viewcontent.cgi.
Does this result send chills down your spine? If so, you might be a mathematician.
First proof that infinitely many prime numbers come in pairs : Nature News & Comment.