For those who don’t know the great David Hestenes, he is the inventor of the geometric algebra formalism of physics. Here we go! 1) What is the best application of geometric algebra in theoretical physics that you can think of? In other words, what application shows the power and elegance of geometric algebra best? The […]

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Researchers have uncovered deep connections among different types of random objects, illuminating hidden geometric structures. The post Mathematicians Are Building a Unified Theory of Geometric Randomness appeared first on WIRED.

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