Counting and Adding

by on January 30, 2011 at 7:05 am in Science | Permalink

Very enjoyable lecture on partition numbers. Deep but accessible, especially first half. Hat tip: The Endeavour.

dearieme January 30, 2011 at 3:09 am

I used to know a bunch of clever mathematical physicists. The only discipline to which any of them would admit being in awe was Number Theory.

anon January 30, 2011 at 6:46 am

This shows that there is no market for an ethical code of behavior for mathematicians….

David Wright January 30, 2011 at 6:29 pm

It's great to see a mathematician who can present well. There are a few out there (John Conway is awe-inspiring!) but most, even among the very good ones, are poor presenters.

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