Monthly Archives: March 2014

Witness the joy of the man who predicted today’s Big Bang discovery as he hears the news

Yet another use of the word ‘beautiful’, this time in science. An emotional moment as Andrei Dmitriyevich Linde learns about evidence for his inflationary universe theory? Witness the joy of the man who predicted today’s Big Bang discovery as he … Continue reading

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Matematik som skönhet och njutning

Not sure how long this link will last, but the workshop on beauty and explanation got some press in the Swedish national newspaper, Dagens Nyheter. Matematik som skönhet och njutning. (but I’m afraid the proof of the pythagorean theorem is … Continue reading

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Imperial College London media library : What is the beauty of Mathematics?

A nice introductory video about some of the beautiful aspects of mathematics.  I like the use of the word ‘comforting’.  How many of our students would use that word to characterize their experience of school mathematics? Imperial College London media … Continue reading

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