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Professor of Mathematics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at Yale University

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comment The density hex
"Gale famously showed..." I did not know it. Any link/reference?
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answered Fundamental Examples
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comment Fundamental Examples
I could not make the link to wikipedia works.
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comment Does the Golden Ratio Apply to Timing as Well?
I dont think reading a basic book/paper in a subject is a requirement to asking a question about it.
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answered Are all polynomial inequalities deducible from the trivial inequality?
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accepted Generalizations of the Birkhoff-von Neumann Theorem
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accepted What is an integrable system
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answered Fundamental Examples
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comment Badiou and Mathematics
I see no reason to close. Mathematics is used (and abused) in many ways/areas outside mathematics. It is certainly of interest to mathematicians. About blog discussions: it is true that mathoverflow far from ideal for discussion but it does provide many opportunities for discussions and blogs often cannot compete. I tried to transport a discussion about planar graphs from MO to my blog with little success. There are only few blogs with genuine mathematical discussions. Discussions in MO is like sex in cars; it is a terrible platform, but often it provides the only available opportunity.
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answered What's a nice argument that shows the volume of the unit ball in $\mathbb R^n$ approaches 0?
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