The Longest Continuous Human Thought: A Look At Mathematics
It’s been a while since we’ve done a math show. So this hour, some discussion of just what mathematics even is in the first place.
Plus, some news from the world of math: A look at three landmark papers bridging the gap between quantum physics and formal mathematics.
And: the low-dimensional topology of… knitting.
- Sabetta Matsumoto - A theoretical physicist and applied mathematician at Georgia Tech, where she leads The Matsumoto Group studying the geometry of materials
- Alec Wilkinson - Staff writer at The New Yorker
- Charlie Wood - Contributing writer to Quanta Magazine
Colin McEnroe and Cat Pastor contributed to this conversation.