John Maenpaa

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A Point of View: Mary, queen of maths

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21713163

In his Mathematician's Apology, published in 1940, the great mathematician GH Hardy argued emphatically that pure mathematics is never useful. Yet at the very moment he was insisting that - specifically - "real mathematics has no effect on war", a mathematical breakthrough was being made which contributed to the wartime defence of Britain against enemy air attack.

What is more, that breakthrough laid the groundwork - unrecognised at the time - for an entire new field of science.

In January 1938, with the threat of war hanging over Europe, the British Government's Department of Scientific and Industrial Research sent a memorand...

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A Point of View: Mary, queen of maths

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21713163

In his Mathematician's Apology, published in 1940, the great mathematician GH Hardy argued emphatically that pure mathematics is never useful. Yet at the very moment he was insisting that - specifically - "real mathematics has no effect on war", a mathematical breakthrough was being made which contributed to the wartime defence of Britain against enemy air attack.

What is more, that breakthrough laid the groundwork - unrecognised at the time - for an entire new field of science.

In January 1938, with the threat of war hanging over Europe, the British Government's Department of Scientific and Industrial Research sent a memorand...

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