# Tag Archives: mathematics

## WTF Fun Fact 12403 – Your Brain on Math

## In 1930, Chandra, an Indian student…

In 1930, Chandra, an Indian student showed mathematically that massive stars explode into a supernova and then collapse down into neutron stars,or black holes. Before that Scientists assumed that all stars collapsed into white dwarfs when they died. Chandra’s theory was ridiculed as ‘absurd’. The post In 1930, Chandra, an Indian student… appeared first on… Read More »

## One of the most important mathematical…

One of the most important mathematical books ever written, Principia Mathematica, needed 360 pages to prove that 1 + 1 = 2. The book itself is considered so advanced and hard to understand that it’s rarely used in academia at all. The post One of the most important mathematical… appeared first on Crazy Facts. Source