# Adding Infinite Numbers: A Probabilistic Approach to Mathematical Philosophy

It’s really hard for someone who loves mathematics to get bored. That’s because mathematicians can play fun games when they get bored. For instance, they can play coin flipping with a quarter they take off from their pocket till they land heads and try to figure out how long it…

# The Journey of Mathematical Ideas

The single biggest problem with the sciences and mathematics is motivating people to do them. The United States is extremely good at welcoming people from all over the world. Every year they import tens of mathematicians and scientists. …

# Why Does Zero Factorial (0!) Equal One?

Recently while in a circle of friends and sipping on a glass of tea, the topic of conversation came around to what humanity’s most remarkable discovery was. Someone put forward the notion that it was the internet, and many others readily agreed with this claim. …

# Why Dividing by Zero is Undefined?

## Students tend to hear one thing copiously, which is that “you can never divide a number by zero.” And once they enter high school, they hear the phrase “a number divided by zero yields an undefined result.” almost daily.

In the world of mathematics, every operation and its result has a very rational explanation because mathematics is built upon a foundation of very simple and essentially bulletproof principles. …

# How Mathematics Helped Sherlock Holmes Solve a Murder?

On a snowy day in London, as he was lying in bed and gazing at the ceiling, Sherlock Holmes’ mind was once again at work trying to crack yet another case. It wasn’t long before Dr. Watson came knocking at the door and described a most peculiar murder case to…

# How Does a Mathematician’s Brain Differ from Other Brains?

The question of how mathematicians think is closely related to the question “How does a musician compose?” Similarly, this question is asked to learn how the creative process works. Those who are interested in computer science or especially artificial intelligence can give the correct answer to this question. A real…

# 16 Beautiful Math Movies That Everyone Should Watch at Least Once in Their Life

The existential philosopher Merleau Ponty says, “Film is not thought, it is perceived.”

Many people see watching movies as a way to spend time. For example, someone who is down might want to watch a movie to cheer up, or a group of friends coming together might want to terrorize…

# An Interesting Example of Exponential Thinking: Birthday Paradox

As humans, despite numerous things to fascinate us, we always become shocked when we meet someone who shares the same birthday as us. While this level of surprise may come across as understandable if you are one of two people in a given setting, it wouldn’t be so if you…

# Richard Feynman: The Man Who Only Used His Intellect to Enjoy Life

It was a decade ago that I met Richard Feynman when I happened to be casually spending some time at a library. My reason for being there was to peacefully watch the rain behind the comfort of one of the library windows. The library was indeed a perfect location for…

# The Mesmerizing Mathematical Physics of Rainbows

Have you ever seen a rainbow? Until recently, I had looked at many rainbows but had never truly seen a rainbow.

In his writings on faith and logic, religious scholar Bediuzzaman Said Nursi maintained that looking and seeing are two different things. In his book, Words, he says,

“The eye…

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