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What are some examples of colorful language in serious mathematics papers?
Apr 24 '10 at 21:26
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Mathematical “urban legends”
Jan 25 '11 at 16:26
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Categories First Or Categories Last In Basic Algebra?
Oct 4 '10 at 22:23
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Why can't proofs have infinitely many steps?
Aug 29 '10 at 18:54
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Is Euclid dead?
Dec 19 '13 at 18:59
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Set theories without “junk” theorems?
Mar 11 '12 at 22:37
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What is Realistic Mathematics?
Aug 7 '10 at 20:22
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When factors may be cancelled in homeomorphic products?
May 30 '10 at 4:12
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Kuratowski's definition of ordered pairs
Apr 24 '11 at 0:09
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Do the algebraic integers form a free abelian group?
Dec 22 '11 at 19:43
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Historical (personal) examples of teaching-based research
Apr 1 at 19:29
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Mathematicians who made important contributions outside their own field?
Jul 4 '14 at 17:29
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What can be proven in Peano arithmetic but not Heyting arithmetic?
Feb 12 '12 at 2:40
26
Unprovable statements S where the only way to prove S is to assume S
Nov 8 '12 at 15:13
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Is Monsky's theorem depending on axiom of choice ?
Sep 12 '12 at 21:17
26
Set theories without “junk” theorems?
Mar 10 '12 at 16:38
26
Arguments against large cardinals
Oct 30 '10 at 15:12
25
What the heck is the Continuum Hypothesis doing in Weibel's Homological Algebra?
Jun 22 '11 at 13:54
25
When does Cantor-Bernstein hold?
Jul 18 '10 at 22:08
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Is there a name for a family of finite sequences that block all infinite sequences?
Jun 27 '10 at 6:34
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Can the symmetric groups on sets of different cardinalities be isomorphic?
Apr 23 '12 at 13:56
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Direct product of filters
Aug 10 '11 at 23:54
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About the proof of the proposition “there exists irrational numbers a, b such that a^b is rational”
Feb 28 '11 at 22:37
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Why is the fibered coproduct of affine schemes not affine?
Jun 24 '10 at 2:12
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What defines a “short proof”?
Apr 28 at 1:01
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Research topics restricted to students at top universities?
Jun 7 '13 at 0:40
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Is PA consistent? do we know it?
May 27 '11 at 1:46
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Is P=NP relevant to finding proofs of everyday mathematical propositions?
Dec 2 '10 at 18:51
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Interpretation of the Second Incompleteness Theorem
Sep 9 '10 at 17:59
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How many models of Peano arithmetic are isomorphic to the standard model and how many models of Peano arithmetic are non-standard?
Mar 24 '12 at 20:01
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