The Collision of Friendship and Integrals

Mathematician (and fantastic speaker) Steve Strogatz talks with SEED Magazine about the nature of friendship, why math isn’t about right and wrong, and how an elliptical swimming pool helped launch his teaching career.

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Not familiar with Steve Strogatz? A mathematician and the author of “Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order” and “The Calculus of Friendship,” Strogatz talks about how our supposedly random everyday lives are filled with synchrony and harmony. I mean, haven’t you wondered how an audience of hundreds of strangers can coordinate their rhythmic applause? Learn more