Why Mathematics Is Beautiful and Why It Matters | David H. Bailey

Mathematical beauty in the news: Why Mathematics Is Beautiful and Why It Matters | David H. Bailey.

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Emotions and shapes

Is our visual perception of shape connected to our emotions.  Consider the data in the following blog (link thanks to Logan Fletcher, University of Maryland):

Emotions of Shapes

 

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A link to recordings of famous mathematicians

soft question – Preferably rare Audio/Video recordings of famous mathematicians? – MathOverflow.

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The Mathematics of Marriage

Some beautiful mathematics from Matt Baker.

The Mathematics of Marriage | Matt Baker’s Math Blog.

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Jan Zwicky: The Experience of Meaning

This lecture was particularly beautiful (and even true?):

Jan Zwicky: The Experience of Meaning – YouTube.

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Explaining Beauty in Mathematics: An Aesthetic Theory of Mathematics | Mathematical Association of America

A new book that could be of interest:

Explaining Beauty in Mathematics: An Aesthetic Theory of Mathematics | Mathematical Association of America.

 

 

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Simplicity conference – YouTube

Videos from the Simplicity conference. (The Graduate Center, City University of New York, April 3–5, 2013, http://s-i-m-p-l-i-c-i-t-y.org/)

Including: Étienne Ghys, Jan Zwicky, Hugh Woodin, Dusa McDuff, Juliet Floyd…

Simplicity conference – YouTube.

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