Just when I think I know a bit of math, I find a new unit of length or something and then I realize I will never know any math. Planck length – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Researchers have finally solved the cryptic deathbed puzzle renowned Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan claimed came to him in dreams. While on his death-bed in 1920, Ramanujan wrote a letter to his mentor, English mathematician G. H. Hardy, outlining several new mathematical functions never before heard of, along with a hunch about how they worked. Decades … Continue reading Deathbed dream puzzles of renowned Indian mathematician Srinivasa finally solved – 100 years after he died | Mail Online
I love it when people get caught out trying to snow others with fake math references. Now it’s the turn of Herman Cain. Finding out that [Herman] Cain was a math major gives me the same flush of embarrassment I get when I hear that a Jew did something bad. As for bamboozling people with … Continue reading Herman Cain’s Pseudomathematics : EvolutionBlog
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