What’s So Sexy About Math?
Hidden truths permeate our world; they’re inaccessible to our senses, but math allows us to go beyond our intuition to uncover their mysteries. In this TED Talk about mathematical breakthroughs, Cédric Villani, Fields Medalist and Member (2009) in the School of Mathematics speaks to the thrill of discovery and details the sometimes perplexing life of a mathematician. “Beautiful mathematical explanations are not only for our pleasure,” he says. “They change our vision of the world.” Watch Villani’s TED talk http://ow.ly/D9Ix301Gd8A.