vintageanchorbooks:

“There are two kind of men,’ said Ka, in a didatic voice. ‘The first kind does not fall in love until he’s seen how the girls eats a sandwich, how she combs her hair, what sort of nonsense she cares about, why she’s angry at her father, and what sort of stories people tell about her. The second type of man — and I am in this category — can fall in love with a woman only if he knows next to nothing about her.” ― Orhan Pamuk, Snow

vintageanchorbooks:

“There are two kind of men,’ said Ka, in a didatic voice. ‘The first kind does not fall in love until he’s seen how the girls eats a sandwich, how she combs her hair, what sort of nonsense she cares about, why she’s angry at her father, and what sort of stories people tell about her. The second type of man — and I am in this category — can fall in love with a woman only if he knows next to nothing about her.”
Orhan Pamuk, Snow

Why Mathematics Is Beautiful and Why It Matters
David H. Bailey, huffingtonpost.com
Sci­en­tists through the ages have noted, often with some aston­ish­ment, not only the remark­able suc­cess of math­e­mat­ics in describ­ing the nat­ur­al world, but also the fact that the best math­e­mat­i­cal for­mu­la­tions are usu­al­ly those…

Why Mathematics Is Beautiful and Why It Matters
David H. Bailey, huffingtonpost.com

Sci­en­tists through the ages have noted, often with some aston­ish­ment, not only the remark­able suc­cess of math­e­mat­ics in describ­ing the nat­ur­al world, but also the fact that the best math­e­mat­i­cal for­mu­la­tions are usu­al­ly those…

Modes of convergencejohndcook.com
Real analy­sis stud­ies four basic modes of con­ver­gence for a sequence of func­tions fn on a mea­sure space Ω with mea­sure μ.Almost everywhere (AE). The sequence fn converges almost everywhere to f …

Modes of convergence
johndcook.com

Real analy­sis stud­ies four basic modes of con­ver­gence for a sequence of func­tions fn on a mea­sure space Ω with mea­sure μ.

Almost everywhere (AE). The sequence fn converges almost everywhere to f …

theparisreview:

The first photograph of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre together as a couple. According to Open Culture, the photograph was taken at the Porte d’Orléans fairground in Paris in June 1929.

theparisreview:

The first photograph of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre together as a couple. According to Open Culture, the photograph was taken at the Porte d’Orléans fairground in Paris in June 1929.

Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, Isaac Newton

"Let no one ignorant of geometry enter here." —sign above the entrance to Plato’s Academy

Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, Isaac Newton

"Let no one ignorant of geometry enter here." —sign above the entrance to Plato’s Academy

The Big Bang model offers an elegant explanation of the origin of everything we see in the night sky, making it one of the greatest achievements of the human intellect and spirit. It is the consequence of an insatiable curiosity, a fabulous imagination, acute observation and ruthless logic. — Big Bang: the origin of the universe, Simon Singh
@MLB: The @Dodgers pose for a team photo with the Sydney Cricket Ground grandstands in the background. #OpeningSeries http://t.co/udDDfea8gr

@MLB: The @Dodgers pose for a team photo with the Sydney Cricket Ground grandstands in the background. #OpeningSeries http://t.co/udDDfea8gr

I have Euclid’s Elements and Newton’s Principia on my iPhone. I am never bored.

pantheonbooks:

It’s National Reading Month. What are YOU reading?
PLATO AT THE GOOGLEPLEX: WHY PHILOSOPHY WON’T GO AWAY by Rebecca Newberger Goldstein
Join Plato in modern times as he discusses today’s science, media, and even the conglomerate that is Google. A truly riveting and original discussion of philosophy, how it has changed, and why it is still relevant in today’s world.

An excellent read

pantheonbooks:

It’s National Reading Month. What are YOU reading?

PLATO AT THE GOOGLEPLEX: WHY PHILOSOPHY WON’T GO AWAY by Rebecca Newberger Goldstein

Join Plato in modern times as he discusses today’s science, media, and even the conglomerate that is Google. A truly riveting and original discussion of philosophy, how it has changed, and why it is still relevant in today’s world.

An excellent read

@pickover: The color of Pi, e, phi, sqrt(2), and other famous math constants, by V. Ponomarenko. http://t.co/8QWtNGxbsK

@pickover: The color of Pi, e, phi, sqrt(2), and other famous math constants, by V. Ponomarenko. http://t.co/8QWtNGxbsK

Happi Pi Day.

Happi Pi Day.