Mathematical Beauty: A Definition

What is it and where do you look for it? Photo by Laura Meinhardt on When people think of mathematics, they most likely think of numbers, complicated formulas and equations, and the absolute frustration that was high school math class. And it's true: learning mathematics isn't an easy thing to do. It takes years, … Continue reading Mathematical Beauty: A Definition

Mathematical Fiction: A Definition

The standard definition of mathematical fiction is fiction where mathematics plays an important role, but I think it goes beyond that. There's more to the genre than fenagling formulas into the plot like there's more to science fiction than just adding technology or time travel. But what is it then? That's what I've been trying … Continue reading Mathematical Fiction: A Definition