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Can Math Describe Reality or, At Best, Approximate It?

Hypothesize anything and see where it and logic take you. That's deduction, and without it we would have no fiction. Or math? Induction k…

Started by Tom Sarbeck

8 May 27, 2017
Reply by Tom Sarbeck

Bayesian statistics and predictions

If you've read Nate silver's "The Signal and the Noise", you need to read this New Yorker article: "What Nate Silver gets wrong" by two NYU…

Started by Adriana

1 Jan 26, 2013
Reply by Doone

The Golden Ratio in the Human Womb

There is a new science journalist at The Guardian, Alex Bellos, and I really enjoyed his first article. A gynecologist in Belgium measured…

Started by Adriana

10 Aug 16, 2012
Reply by Davy

A mathematical model of obesity

The New York Times published today a fascinating interview with mathematician Carson Chow from the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestiv…

Started by Adriana

1 May 16, 2012
Reply by Hope

The definitive answer: gender disparity in math ability is NOT biological

From the American Mathematical Society, in its publication Notices, an excellent, thorough, full-of-data article was published: Debunking M…

Started by Adriana

6 Feb 14, 2012
Reply by Michel

The Mathematics of Life

I'm reading this really good book called The Mathematics of Life, by mathematician Ian Stewart; I'm enjoying it so much that I decided to p…

Started by Adriana

5 Aug 31, 2011
Reply by Adriana

Playing games with infinity

As a kid, I was fascinated by the number infinity. It is hard for us humans to wrap our minds around the concept of infinity. But mathemati…

Started by Adriana

1 Jul 13, 2011
Reply by Jaume

The world's oldest mathematical object?

Fascinating discovery: an 18,000 year old bone from Zaire, with notches in different columns, some are multiples of 3, others of four, and…

Started by Adriana

6 Jun 6, 2011
Reply by Adriana

Why 5, 8 and 24 Are the Strangest Numbers in the Universe

From Scientific American; check out the Supplemental material! Very informative. I haven't checked out Baez's lectures; they seem very inte…

Started by Adriana

1 May 4, 2011
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