2+2 != Maths

August 22, 2011

Maths must be beautiful

Filed under: Musings — Numbat @ 20:06

Just wandering around the twitter-verse tonite and came across these in two separate tweets.

Coincidence?  Me thinks not!

“The mathematician’s patterns, like the painter’s or the poet’s, must be beautiful; the ideas, like the colors or the words, must fit together in a harmonious way. … There is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.

– G. H. Hardy

And then this..


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