Can Math Be Beautiful?
What is it about Euclid’s infinite primes that rocks Simon Singh’s world? What makes math different from the rest of the sciences? Listen as he and mathematician Marcus du Sautoy explain why, to them, math is a language of beauty, creativity, and immortality—for its unshakable proofs allow you to truly stand solidly on the shoulders of giants.
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This program is part of The Big Idea Series, made possible with support from the John Templeton Foundation.
Image courtesy of Evan Leeson; Recorded June 2011; Posted November 2011