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The Natural Beauty of Math
In an article for Smithsonian Magazine, Dana Mackenzie points to two theorems that exemplify “mathematical beauty”.
“In arts or literature, perhaps, beauty may have lost its currency in recent years as a standard of judgment or criterion for excellence, regarded as too subjective or culturally mediated,” she wrote. “For mathematicians, however, beauty as an eternal verity has never gone out of fashion.”
Read the full article in Smithsonian Magazine
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