Friday, July 6, 2018

Carl to Carroll

This interesting math tidbit (showing Euler wrong about a power conjecture) was passed along by physicist Sean Carroll earlier in week (via Twitter):

…I don't usually make such comparisons, but it strikes me that Sean is perhaps becoming a new generation's version of Carl Sagan (yeah, there are differences, but some keen similarities, and hey, same initials in reverse order ;)). His new, wide-ranging podcast, “Mindscape” (for all who have the time for yet one more podcast!) is about to launch:
Should be good...

[...Be sure and visit MathTango later this morning, after 8am., for a potpourri of things I didn't cover here at Math-Frolic during the week.]

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