Closer To Truth is a content-driven broadcast and digital media not-for-profit organization. They have more than 4,000 video interviews with world-renowned scientists and philosophers searching for the vital ideas of existence. In this series, they hosted eight of the world’s greatest thinkers to explore one of the most profound questions about mathematics, “Is Mathematics Invented Or Discovered?”
Some mathematicians and physicists believe that mathematics is discovered, but some think of the opposite idea. However, for all of us, mathematics is the most beautiful way of describing the universe in a simple way.
All of these brilliant thinkers will make you…
The spiral of Theodorus is a spiral composed of right triangles. Hundreds of years ago, Theodorus of Cyrene constructed continuous right triangles and got a beautiful spiral. He used that spiral to prove that all non-square integers from 3–17 are irrational.
This list of interesting mathematics books is mainly intended for people who have an interest in mathematics. However, everyone who likes mathematics should look at some of the very suitable items for less experienced readers, and even the most hardened mathematician will probably find something new here.
The range of mathematics books now available is enormous. This list contains a few suggestions which you should find helpful. They are divided into three groups: historical and general (which aim to give a broad idea of the scope and development of the subject); recreational, from problem books (which aim to keep your…
Every mathematician agrees that every mathematician must know some set theory; the disagreement begins to decide how much is some. This book contains my answer to that question.
The book’s purpose is to tell the beginning student of advanced mathematics the basic set-theoretic facts of life and do so with the minimum of philosophical discourse and logical formalism. Throughout, the point of view is that of a prospective mathematician anxious to study groups, or integrals, or manifolds. …
There are few jobs more courageous than becoming a teacher. And teachers have to come up with their inspiring lesson plans, schedules, and homework. Good teachers are lifelong learners, always looking for ways to develop new skills and understandings.
This year should be the time for more professional reading. Fortunately, hundreds of books written by real teachers share real stories, tips, tricks, and motivation that will transition from college campus to a primary or secondary school teacher that much easier.
We believe every teacher should spend some time looking over these carefully-selected books.
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From Primo Levi and Einstein to Feynman and Euclid, we curated twenty-five excellent books written by world-famous scientists. These are legendary texts, popular science explainers, personal memoirs, and controversial new theories, and they’re all enduring monuments to the power of science.
This curious volume is something mesmerizing and beautiful to behold. Reading Euclidean geometry expressed with shapes and primary colors is quite remarkable and elevating. In general, this book is very stimulating to the mind and the abstract imagination. The book and the artist make it very clear that mathematics is indeed a divine science.
Abakcus is the collection of perfect sources about mathematics and science.