Would mathematics exist if people didn’t? Did we create mathematical concepts to help us understand the world around us, or is math the native language of the universe itself? Jeff Dekofsky traces some famous arguments in this ancient and hotly debated question.
Is Math Discovered or Invented?
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Have you heard of the talented mathematician and artist Mikhail Sadovnikov? If not, you're in for a real treat. Sadovnikov has taken the art world by storm with his mesmerizing…
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Why so many people need glasses now?
Have you noticed that more and more people around you are wearing glasses these days? Well, you are not alone, as the rates of myopia or near-sightedness have been increasing…