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Math is Like Science, Only with Proof

Math is not science.  Sciences seek to understand some aspect of phenomena, and is based on empirical observations, while math seeks to use logic to understand and often prove relationships between quantities and objects which may relate to no real … Continue reading

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The Referee: Unsung Hero or Arch-Nemesis?

Earlier today I finished revising and resubmitting a paper. It seems like the stages of revision after a referee report are very similar to the stages of grief: denial (no, referee, this proof is NOT incomplete), anger (this referee is … Continue reading

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