Monthly Archives: October 2013

A short video on the beauty of mathematics….

This is probably worth 1:41 minutes of your time… BEAUTY OF MATHEMATICS on Vimeo. (via Jesper Boesen, NCM who got as a tweet from Steven Strogatz.)

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A few conferences from the American Society for Aesthetics

Upcoming conferences ASA Eastern Division Meeting. (Deadline December 27) ASA Pacific Meeting (Deadline December 7) For more information on the ASA, see http://www.aesthetics-online.org/

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Complex and combative, Lou Reed was an unchanging force | Herald Sun

“It is, in its way, a beautiful work. Before Lou Reed came along, “beautiful” was not a description that could expect to have been applied to music so stark and unyielding – in its style and its subject matter. That’s … Continue reading

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Workshop to be held in Umeå!!!

Call for papers, deadline December 1, 2013.  More information here: https://mathbeauty.wordpress.com/wbem/

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Leonid Libkin talk in Paris

On Tuesday 15th of October (11:00 – 12:30) there will be a talk of general audience given by Leonid Libkin (University of Edinburgh) in Amphi Turing (Université Paris Diderot, Bâtiment Sophie Germain). The details are below. Title: Is there a … Continue reading

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Abraham Nemeth, Creator of a Braille Code for Math, Is Dead at 94 – NYTimes.com

One can enjoy the beauty of mathematics, even if you are blind. Abraham Nemeth, Creator of a Braille Code for Math, Is Dead at 94 – NYTimes.com.

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Why Are There Still So Few Women in Science? – NYTimes.com

The deeper I now tunnel into my four-inch-thick freshman physics textbook, the more equations I find festooned with comet-like exclamation points and theorems whose beauty I noted with exploding novas of hot-pink asterisks. via Why Are There Still So Few … Continue reading

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