Mathematics has an uncanny ability to describe the physical world. It elegantly explains and predicts features of space, time, matter, energy, and gravity. But is this magnificent scientific articulation an invention of the human mind or is mathematics indelibly imprinted upon the substrate of reality? #BrianGreene and leading thinkers parse the thorny problems of math’s existence.
This program is part of the Big Ideas series, supported by the John Templeton Foundation.
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