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Why did you stop hating math?

In high school you hated math, but later you stopped hating it. How did this happen? [more inside]
posted by stebulus on Dec 9, 2011 - 45 answers

Any rigorous study of unpredicted applications of pure math?

It is often said that pure math research finds unpredictable applications long after it is done. Has anyone tried to investigate this phenomenon rigorously? [more inside]
posted by stebulus on Sep 30, 2011 - 5 answers

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