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Van Gogh’s Turbulent Mind Captured Turbulence

Scientists have discovered a distinct turbulent fluid pattern, surprisingly close to Kolmogorov’s equation, hidden in many of Van Gogh’s paintings. In a period of intense suffering,Van Gogh was somehow able to perceive and represent one of the…

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Math Has its Own Brain Region

“Mathematical knowledge is unlike any other knowledge. While our perception of the physical world can always be distorted, our perception of mathematical truths can’t be. They are objective, persistent, necessary truths. A mathematical formula or theorem…

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A Poetic Contemplation of Physics, Book Review

By JOSEPH PESCHEL Rovelli portrays the universe as a strange place where space-time, the present, the past and the future are illusions, and his unfolding of the mystery and the beauty of the universe is breathtaking….

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Cartesianism as the Effect of our Collective Childhood Trauma – Edward Frenkel

Edward Frenkel poses the question why Cartesianism — by which he means the idea of science as an “impartial arbiter” that can explain everything, coupled with the idea of a deterministic universe in which all processes…

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The Perception of Continuous Time is an Illusion

By Tyler MacDonald A new study proposes that the crystallized structure of time is discrete and our perception of continuous, flowing time is an illusion. A collaborative effort between researchers from the University of Waterloo, University…

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Are Singularities Real?

It’s hard to imagine infinity: something that is, by definition, larger than everything you can imagine. Physicists have to deal with the unimaginable every day, and have the tools to do so. But does their math…

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The Emptiness and Potency of 108

Buddhism and mathematics two paths to our sacred number maverick mathematician / vajrayana Buddhist I see all of mathematics as marvelous manifestation of emptiness Mathematical objects lack independence through three dependencies on conventional designation on parts…

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Is Beauty in the Eye of the Mathematical Beholder?

“Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty.” ~ Bertrand Russell If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then mathematicians must have a curious eye indeed. In a study earlier this year…

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