Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Feynman Problem Solving Algorithm

according to here is this 1) Write down the problem 2) Think very hard 3) Write down the answer

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Math and Movies

A huge collection of video clips of movies and tv programmes that feature some mathematics. Some of which are a hoot. I especially love the one from Wizard of OZ where Scarecrow proclaims “the sum of the square root of … Continue reading

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Thurston on education

I was introducing mathoverflow to a student and wanted to show him that world class mathematicians hang out there. In the list of top contributors I saw Thurston’s name and pointed it out to the student. Of course the name … Continue reading

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