The Most Poetic Thing about Mathematics

“Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics”

Mathematics is the language of nature. Every physical phenomenon of the universe can be explained by using mathematics. The notes of music, the economic growth or depreciation of a nation, the beautiful geometry of tiles, the beauty of flowers, the symmetry of snowflakes, the patterns of colors, everything is explainable by using numbers. From the stock market to stellar evolution, everything is mathematics. If you…

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Science writer and communicator majoring in Quantum Mechanics. Founder of @PhysInHistory and Curator for @ProfFeynman on twitter. Email: thepiggsboson@gmail.com

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Sunny Labh

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Science writer and communicator majoring in Quantum Mechanics. Founder of @PhysInHistory and Curator for @ProfFeynman on twitter. Email: thepiggsboson@gmail.com

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