“If a ‘religion’ is defined to be a system of ideas that contains unprovable statements, then Gödel taught us that mathematics is not only a religion, it is the only religion that can prove itself to be one.” –John Barrow
Image is from the front cover of the most important medieval picture bible to survive. But the caption is all my fault. Anyone can fool some of the people some of the time, but to enrage all of the people all of the time, that takes talent. Don’t worry, I’ve got no future in comedy; I’ll stick to the astrophysics.
Also, for those of you who want something fun to puzzle over, try this fun math fact.
102 + 112 + 122 = 132 + 142. Is there an explanation? Or is it just a coincidence?
Have a good weekend!