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What recent programmes to alter highly-entrenched mathematical terminology have succeeded, and under what conditions do they tend to succeed or fail?
Jul 12 '14 at 16:05
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Probability a polynomial has a root which is a root of unity
May 28 '14 at 18:41
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Mathematical “proof” of the stability of atoms?
Jan 22 '13 at 1:34
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Negative impact of wrong or non-rigorous proofs
Jul 19 '14 at 14:23
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Does Godel's Incompletenss Theorem mean there is no solution to Hilbert's 6th Problem?
Feb 24 '12 at 16:22
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To what extent does trajectory determine gravity sources?
Feb 9 '13 at 4:21
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How are mathematical objects defined from an ultrafinitist perspective?
Jan 26 '13 at 15:54
6
Permuting Racked Pool Balls with a Single Break
Dec 27 '12 at 15:56
5
Papers that debunk common myths in the history of mathematics
Aug 7 '14 at 15:33
5
Meaning of historical fluxion notation
Jun 7 '14 at 2:21
5
Euler's mathematics in terms of modern theories?
Jul 12 '13 at 19:25
5
Does Physics need non-analytic smooth functions?
Nov 26 '12 at 21:34
5
Quantum mechanics basics
Sep 9 '12 at 15:20
4
Do mathematical objects disappear?
Dec 22 '15 at 16:38
4
Modern mathematical books on general relativity
Sep 7 '15 at 13:50
4
Probability that a self-avoiding walk on $\mathbb{Z}^3$ closes to a polygon
Dec 8 '14 at 1:12
4
Is there a physical intuition for Darboux's theorem?
Feb 15 '14 at 22:34
4
Old books still used
Jan 10 '13 at 1:59
4
Where to publish a math textbook in Creative Commons
Oct 24 '12 at 2:52
3
What to read for many-body problems in 3D Schrodinger equation
Jun 25 '14 at 2:55
3
Example of Non-Conformally Flat Einstein Manifold?
May 29 '14 at 14:01
3
Newton equations, second order equation and (im)possible motions
Mar 27 '13 at 4:03
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Geometric picture of scalar curvature
Jan 28 '13 at 1:01
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Permission to use Online Notes
Nov 28 '12 at 5:16
3
Different ways of thinking about the derivative
Aug 2 '12 at 0:47
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Do you find your students are less competent in basic algebra and arithmetic, and, if so, do you believe that this is due to overuse of calculators at an early level?
Mar 1 '12 at 0:13
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space at the Planck scale
Feb 12 '15 at 0:54
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Does there exist a non-trivial Ultrafinitist set theory?
Sep 23 '12 at 20:44
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Interpretation of Curvature and Torsion
Jul 27 '12 at 17:03
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Periods and commas in mathematical writing
Nov 25 '13 at 16:38
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