5 posts tagged with math by reenum.
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Looking for sites or books like Cosma Shalizi's notebooks

I really like the short explanations and exhaustive trove of links found in Cosma Shalizi's notebooks. Are there any other similar sites or books out there? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Jan 30, 2016 - 1 answer

How do you help people have an epiphany about difficult concepts?

How do you describe the basic concepts of a difficult subject you know a lot about that makes it "click" for a beginner? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Oct 11, 2013 - 18 answers

Biographies of abstract thinkers wanted

Looking for biographies of scientists or mathematicians. [more inside]
posted by reenum on Jul 27, 2010 - 22 answers

Is it too late to become an amateur physicist?

Is it too late for me to get into physics? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Jun 30, 2009 - 15 answers

Math for the fantasy sports enthusiast

Looking for resources regarding math in sports. [more inside]
posted by reenum on Mar 17, 2009 - 12 answers

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