Student of English Literature & Philosophy at the University of New Mexico.
From Pythagoras to Einstein, from the banks of the Nile to the streamlined curves of the Large Hadron Collider, math has shown itself again and again to be fundamental to the way that humans interact with the world. Then why is math such a pain for so many people? Our answer is simple: math is, and always has been, in one way or another, guarded as an elite skill. We visit the worlds that were shaped by math, the secrets people died for, the false gods created through this noble science, and the gradual chipping away of this knowledge by a people who have always yearned for this magical skill. So what is it? And how can we make it better?Ways to support the show:    -Visit our Sponsors:  theGreatCoursesPlus.com/breakingmath Get a free month of the Great Courses Plus while supporting this show by clicking here and signing up!          brilliant.org/breakingmath Sign up at brilliant.org, where breaking math listeners get a 20% off of a year subscription of Brilliant Premium!   Patreon -Become a monthly supporter at patreon.com/breakingmath Merchandise -Purchase a Math Poster on Tensor Calculus at our facebook store at facebook.com/breakingmathpodcast [Featuring: Sofía Baca, Gabriel Hesch; Amy Lynn, Ian McLaughlin] -See our New Youtube Show "Turing Rabbit Holes Podcast" at youtube.com/TuringRabbitHolesPodcast.   Also available on all podcast players. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/breakingmathpodcast/support
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1 hour, 48 seconds
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