An integer can be written as a sum of different positive integers. Its also called partitions of an integer or .

For , there are partitions. 130 more words

An integer can be written as a sum of different positive integers. Its also called partitions of an integer or .

For , there are partitions. 130 more words

334 more wordsA mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of patterns. If his patterns are more permanent than theirs, it is because they are made with ideas.

Here is Trefoil Lattice Labyrinth (32,15). There’s something rather special about it.

According to the celebrated story, the English mathematician G.H.Hardy arrived at the hospital bedside of his Indian protege ( the autodidact mathematical genius) Srinivasa Ramanujan in London taxi number… 1,253 more words

“It is a melancholy experience for a professional mathematician to find himself writing about mathematics.” So starts Hardy in this essay that I admire slightly more for its prose than for its intent. 659 more words

This is about G. H. Hardy and Sylvia Plath: Hardy *quâ* author of *A Mathematician’s Apology* (1940); Plath, *The Bell Jar* (1963).

I first read Plath only recently, after encountering… 1,134 more words

Jeremy Irons was a presenter at the 2017 Breakthrough Prize Awards Ceremony at the NASA Ames Research Center on December 4, 2016 in Mountain View, California. 212 more words