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Mathematical “urban legends”
Jan 31 '11 at 20:44
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Why do roots of polynomials tend to have absolute value close to 1?
Oct 2 '14 at 21:04
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Mathematical “urban legends”
Jan 25 '11 at 4:06
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Mathematical “urban legends”
Jan 24 '11 at 22:16
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Getting nervous refereeing a paper
Nov 30 '11 at 23:22
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The half-life of a theorem, or Arnold's principle at work
May 27 '11 at 3:15
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To which extent can one recover a manifold from its group of homeomorphisms
Mar 28 '12 at 0:30
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What are some very important papers published in non-top journals?
Nov 6 '15 at 20:35
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Is this 1974 claim still valid?
Feb 4 '11 at 20:41
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Approachable French Masters
May 25 '12 at 19:33
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certain trigonometric homeomorphisms
Jul 21 '13 at 0:14
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Existence of Rational Orthogonal Matrices
Mar 2 '12 at 20:43
17
Computer Science for Mathematicians
Jan 5 '11 at 16:54
16
Number of polynomials whose Galois group is a subgroup of the alternating group
May 9 at 16:39
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Random links and $3$-manifolds
Feb 8 at 16:42
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Stability of the Solar System
Jul 4 '15 at 2:55
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Which closed orientable $4$-dimensional manifolds cannot be embedded in $6$-space?
Mar 11 '12 at 3:54
15
Why is there a unique hyperbolic simplex of largest area?
Dec 29 '11 at 19:23
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Proper way to deal with papers you've already refereed.
Feb 21 '11 at 19:21
14
What is the analogue of simple prime closed geodesic for prime numbers?
Aug 14 '14 at 23:34
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Segments of Voronoi Diagrams on smooth manifolds. Are they geodesics?
May 21 '12 at 3:51
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Can every Lie group be realized as the full isometry group of a Riemannian manifold?
Jan 31 '12 at 2:27
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Shape of snowflakes
Dec 23 '11 at 20:08
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Is there a combinatorial analogue of Ricci flow?
May 22 '11 at 16:32
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Mathematical “urban legends”
Apr 23 '11 at 13:24
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How to compute $\sum_{x \in \mathbb{Z}^n} e^{-x^TMx}$ efficiently
Mar 20 at 19:48
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Nonperiodic points of homeomorphisms of a ball
Dec 19 '14 at 22:22
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Simple, closed geodesics in $\mathbb{S}^3$ manifold
Sep 10 '14 at 0:06
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Does Anyone Know Anything about the Determinant and/or Inverse of this Matrix?
Jul 10 '13 at 18:08
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When is P(x)-Q(y) irreducible?
Aug 28 '12 at 19:10
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