1.4 Edward Frenkel Q&A
Office Hours provide a series of questions and video answers that relate to the concepts covered in a given module or extend the lecture material for those who want to go deeper. Click on a question to play the corresponding video answer.
Do you think an alien civilization would have the same mathematics as us?
Eugene Wigner famously discussed the 'unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics in natural science.' Why is it unreasonable? Isn't math rooted in natural science?
What advances in mathematics have led to discoveries in physics?