Link #3

Galois age fifteen, drawn by a classmate.

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http://plus.maths.org/content/genius-stupidity-and-genius-again

A short account of the life of Evariste Galois, who made significant contribution to mathematics and is well known for Galois theory. This young man, who lived a short but mathematically productive life, displayed genius and stupidity all rolled into one.

Link #2

http://www.damninteresting.com/the-longest-standing-math-problem

Simple. Elegant. Interesting. Mathematics.

This link is about an article talking about the longest-standing math problem – Fermat’s Last Theorem and about the mathematician( Andrew Wiles ) who gave it’s proof.

Link #1

Cat yawning

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Nice post highlighting the benefits of yawning.

http://www.upenn.edu/gazette/1109/expert.html

PS: I have started this new series of posts which are purely links, but not very common or famous links. These are interesting things I come across which aren’t very well known. Just some food for thought!