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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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We Use Math: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYIv4jggQJc

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi MIF;

Good vid. I am going to do a little bit of quote mining to quote Ricky.

Jessica Purcell wrote:

I actually think that in a lot of cases math is really ugly!

No comment.

Shane Reese wrote:

I've spent time at Los Alamos National Laboratory, where I did weapons research, trying to assess probabilities that our nuclear stockpile is going to be safe.

There is a large super computer there that in addition to needing liquid nitrogen to cool it also requires that huge amounts of river water be pumped in for additional cooling. It does nothing else but compute probabilities for nuclear weapons...

David Bailey wrote:

I have never heard anyone say, I wished I hadn't taken so much math.

Great mathematician but a little bit confused. I guess he meant the Borweins when he said anyone.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**kireb****Member**- Registered: 2011-07-19
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Love the video, but indeed a bit confusing.

Math in English Math should be a game, shouldn't it?

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