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Geometry As A Religion

Above you can hopefully see a main symbol of freemasonry. There should be a prominent “G” displayed. (If you can’t see the “G” – I had some difficulty with the file – do a Google image search on “Freemasonry”.) 797 more words

Poincare Conjecture and Ricci Flow

My area of research, if you can say that I still have an area of research, is geometric topology. Yes, despite everything, I’ve managed to stay moderately active. 229 more words

Advanced Mathematics

The Millennium Prize Problems

In order to celebrate mathematics in the new millennium, The Clay Mathematics Institute of Cambridge, Massachusetts (CMI) established seven Prize Problems. The Prizes were conceived to record some of the most difficult problems with which mathematicians were grappling at the turn of the second millennium; to elevate in the consciousness of the general public the fact that in mathematics, the frontier is still open and abounds in important unsolved problems; to emphasize the importance of working towards a solution of the deepest, most difficult problems; and to recognize achievement in mathematics of historical magnitude. 510 more words

Mathematics

Poincare Machine Concept Graphic

The concept of the enclosed n dimensional sphere, with the Ricci Flow that led to its proof.

Steampunk

The Poincare Machine

When you invent a machine of such wondrous functionality as the Poincare Machine, it then becomes imperative to figure out how it works, and what it looks like. 190 more words

Steampunk

The Poincare Conjecture and Grigori Perelman

The Poincare Conjecture and Grigori Perelman

In 2006 the Russian mathematician Grigori Perelman was awarded the mathematical equivalent of the mathematical Nobel prize (the Fields Medal).  399 more words

Real Life Maths

Saints of Our Age – Grigori Perelman – An Intellectual Wonder

By: Imran Khan Sahir

What if you were offered the highest and most prestigious award in your field of work? 1,023 more words

Science & Technology