# Nature Loves Math Blog

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What use is math ? Its use is best seen in physics where it's a powerful extension of our thinking and allows us to a better understanding of the laws of nature.

## General Relativity Loud And Clear

2017-01-15 14:51
If you want to learn about general relativity, there are unfortunately few alternatives other than very complicated textbooks or vague dumbed-down popularization that explains nothing... In… Read More

## About Numbers, Episode 5 : Tensors

2016-02-14 23:55
The (foolish) purpose of this post is to tackle the concept of tensor, while trying to keep it accessible to the widest audience possible. For the layman (or specialist from another field of… Read More

## Tensors For The Noob

2016-02-14 23:40
If you are here, then it's because you don't like formulas and complicated calculations too much, but you're still curious about what is a tensor. So we will do a quick tour of the concept… Read More

## About Numbers, Episode 4 : Infinite Numbers

2012-07-15 11:42
« Eternity is really long, especially near the end. » Woody Allen (1935 - ) What is infinity ? How to grasp such a concept, by definition so immense that nothing can contain it ?… Read More

## About Numbers, Episode 3 : Rational Numbers

2012-02-01 19:21
What is a fraction ? It seems easy to answer this question with the concept of proportion, but we will see that rational numbers possess some quite extraordinary properties. Cet article Abou… Read More

## The Myth Of Niels Bohr And The Barometer Question

2011-06-08 19:30
In 1959 was published in the journal Pride of the American College Public Relations Association an essay entitled Angels on a Pin, by Alexander Calandra, professor of physics at Washington U… Read More

## A Mathematician’s Lament

2011-02-20 19:35
« The most desperate are the most beautiful lament » (Alfred de Musset, La nuit de Mai, 1835) A mathematician’s lament (2002) is an article from Paul Lockhart, a first-clas… Read More

## About Numbers, Episode 2 : Integers

2011-01-22 22:13
A quantity of -2 objects, a marathon runner finishing -3rd, numbers smaller than nothing ?! What do negative numbers mean ? The answer to that question is easy only to those who are used to… Read More

## Icosian : A Graph Theory Game

2011-01-05 00:54
The Icosien game is a graph theory game. It was invented in 1857 by Sir W.R.Hamilton (1805-1865), a great mathematician to whom we owe - among other things - a reformulation of mechanics' fo… Read More

## What Is Time ?

2010-12-10 19:44
« Put your hand on a stove for a minute and it will feel like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour and it will fly like a minute. That’s relativity. » This famous qu… Read More

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