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August 7, 2017 12:36 PM   Subscribe

That time when Hank Aaron met Paul Erdős - via Numberphile [YouTube, about 9min]
posted by Wolfdog (2 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
Awesome find!
posted by Gin and Broadband at 1:26 PM on August 7, 2017

Ha, that's a lovely story. I'd know a little bit about Ruth-Aaron numbers from somewhere—maybe in the (very readable, pick up a copy!) Erdős biography The Man Who Loved Only Numbers, but it's cool getting a personable horse's-mouth account of the details from Pomerance like this. (Clearly Jessamyn and I will have to revisit this in a few decades when we get to MeFi podcast episodes 714 & 715.)
posted by cortex at 1:45 PM on August 7, 2017 [1 favorite]

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