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Why mathematics is beautiful

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James Gallagher of the BBC reports on research showing that mathematicians may regard mathematical formulae as beautiful in much the same way as many other people regard music and pieces of art as beautiful. Dagens Nyheter cites the BBC report.

Here is the original research:

The experience of mathematical beauty and its neural correlates

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