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Math Is All Around You… And It’s Beautiful
November 4, 2013
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Beauty may not be the first term that comes to mind when you think about mathematics — "test" or "calculator" might be more likely (or "cold sweats" for some of us).

But this video is designed to reveal some of the beauty of mathematics as it relates to the real world. It features footage of everyday activities placed alongside mathematical equations and modelling, from snow to clouds to a jet in the air. 

It all starts with a quote from Bertrand Russell, which sums up the philosophy behind the clip: "Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty — a beauty cold and austere, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music."

Via Neatorama


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