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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Maths and Stats by Email | Abel prize, Pool tricks

Maths and Stats by Email | Abel prize, Pool tricks: "Article: A million dollars for an imaginary game of pool  
   

The things mathematicians imagine are often perfect. A mathematical sphere is smoother than any ball we could ever make, because it is made of ideas, not atoms. But mathematicians don’t just imagine simple shapes. This year’s winner of the million-dollar Abel prize is famous for imagining a mathematical pool table!
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