## 9 Best Articles in 2020

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### The Map of Mathematics

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584 saves · Feb 14th · Explore our surprisingly simple, absurdly ambitious and necessarily incomplete guide to the boundless mathematical universe.

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### Mathematics for the adventurous self-learner

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~20 min read · 538 saves · Feb 24th · For over six years now, I've been studying mathematics on my own in my spare time - working my way through books, exercises, and online courses. In this post I'll share what books and resources I've…

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### Landmark Computer Science Proof Cascades Through Physics and Math

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6 min read · 330 saves · Mar 4th · Kevin Hartnett · Computer scientists established a new boundary on computationally verifiable knowledge. In doing so, they solved major open problems in quantum mechanics and pure mathematics.

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### Garbage Math

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269 saves · Apr 17th · This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 License. This means you're free to copy and share these comics (but not to sell them). More details.

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### RIP John Conway

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265 saves · Apr 13th · This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 License. This means you're free to copy and share these comics (but not to sell them). More details.

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### A Mathematical Model Unlocks the Secrets of Vision

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6 min read · 247 saves · 2019-08-21 · Kevin Hartnett · Mathematicians and neuroscientists have created the first anatomically accurate model that explains how vision is possible.

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### Does Time Really Flow? New Clues Come From a Century-Old Approach to Math.

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~12 min read · 246 saves · Apr 7th · Natalie Wolchover · The laws of physics imply that the passage of time is an illusion. To avoid this conclusion, we might have to rethink the reality of infinitely precise numbers.

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### Vector Fields, Math and Art.

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200 saves · From 2017 · This website allows you to build and explore beautiful world of vector fields.

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### Visual explanations of mathematics

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3 min read · 196 saves · Feb 25th · It is thought that Euclid wrote Elements in about 300 BC, but Oliver Byrne turned it into one of the true gems of visualization — and made it about 100 times more readable. By seamlessly combining…

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### What Is a Particle?

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10 min read · 152 saves · Nov 12th · Natalie Wolchover · It has been thought of as many things: a pointlike object, an excitation of a field, a speck of pure math that has cut into reality. But never has physicists’ conception of a particle changed more…

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### What Gödel Discovered

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~18 min read · 118 saves · Nov 17th · In 1931, a 25-year-old Kurt Gödel wrote a proof that turned mathematics upside down. The implication was so astounding, and his proof so elegant that it was...kind of funny. I wanted to share his d...

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### Geometry Reveals How the World Is Assembled From Cubes

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~11 min read · 89 saves · Nov 19th · Joshua Sokol · An exercise in pure mathematics has led to a wide-ranging theory of how the world comes together.

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### Some Math Problems Seem Impossible. That Can Be a Good Thing.

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6 min read · 44 saves · Nov 18th · Patrick Honner · Struggling with math problems that can’t be solved helps us better understand the ones we can.