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At the root of this, mathematicians say, is that the human mind is set up to understand scenarios with about three dimensions, while dozens or hundreds are within the grasp of machinelearning systems.

In three seasons, McElwain did what Nobel mathematicians considered impossible.

In 1959, German mathematician Theo Lutz created what is commonly considered the first computer poetry by writing a program that recombined Franz Kafka’s unfinished novel Das Schloss (The Castle).

Ironically, at about the same time, Denys Overholser—a Skunk Works mathematician and radar expert—discovered equations in a nineyear old research paper from Russian scientist Pyotr Ufimtsev.

American mathematician and musician Raymond Smullyan named this type of puzzle in his 1978 book What Is the Name of This Book?

For mathematicians and historians like du Sautoy, the manuscript represents one of the most important clues to understanding a mathematical concept that would help fields such as calculus and physics flourish centuries later.

The story will highlight the work of four perfectly visible black engineers and mathematicians, Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden who worked at NASA’s Langley Research Center in the 1940s.

In his 1945 book, mathematician and historian Otto Neugebauer first suggested that Plimpton 322 represents a glimpse at early trigonometry, a field of math concerning the relationship of the sides and angles in triangles.
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