15 posts tagged with Mathematics by Gyan.
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Interview of Grigory Perelman

Grigory Perelman, awarded the Fields Medal for his work on the Poincare Conjecture, talks to the New Yorker.
posted by Gyan on Aug 29, 2006 - 17 comments

Tangible Applications of Science

Beyond Discovery - illustrations of the path from research to human benefit
posted by Gyan on Oct 22, 2005 - 7 comments

Guess about 2 people will snark about this title

A View from the Back of the Envelope - approximations and the fun behind them.
posted by Gyan on Oct 18, 2005 - 25 comments

What kind of a sculpture would Metafilter represent?

Bathsheba Grossman: a geometric sculptor
posted by Gyan on Aug 26, 2005 - 11 comments

Nature of Mathematical Truth

Gödel and the Nature of Mathematical Truth : A Talk with Verena Huber-Dyson
posted by Gyan on Jul 29, 2005 - 77 comments

You can't prove this title wasn't an attempt to illustrate Godel

Godel's theorems have been used to extrapolate a great many "truths" about the world. Torkel Franzen sets the record straight in his new book Godel's Theorem: An Incomplete Guide to Its Use and Abuse. Read the introduction (PDF). If you want, check out his explanation of the theorems.
posted by Gyan on Jun 29, 2005 - 65 comments

MathematicsFilter

Mathematics Awareness Month - April 2005: Essays, DVD, Links. Prior MAMs.
posted by Gyan on Apr 1, 2005 - 7 comments

MetaMath

+Plus - An internet magazine published five times a year which aims to introduce readers to the beauty and the practical applications of mathematics.
posted by Gyan on Jan 6, 2005 - 7 comments

Game Theory Resource

Game Theory.
posted by Gyan on Jan 3, 2005 - 14 comments

Eh, what?

An Intuitive Explanation of Bayesian Reasoning. [Page contains Java]
posted by Gyan on Jul 21, 2004 - 9 comments

Yet More Fractals

Keith's Fractal Art.
posted by Gyan on Jul 3, 2004 - 7 comments

Fractally Surreal

Chaoscopia.
posted by Gyan on Jun 19, 2004 - 8 comments

Yet Another Fractal Art Iteration

The Infinite Art of Kerry Mitchell and Janet Parke.
posted by Gyan on Jun 8, 2004 - 8 comments

FractalFilter

Blatte's Pages.
posted by Gyan on May 31, 2004 - 7 comments

MemoryNet

Modelling err.. something.
posted by Gyan on May 24, 2004 - 11 comments

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