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Math and Physics
Moving Beyond the Korean System:
On Learning To Love Mathematics and Physics
Surprises in math, the reason why I study physics,
and a recommendation for "The Number Devil"
Is math and science homework mechanical drudgery?
The mathematical beauty of physics:
simplicity, consistency, and unity
English as a foreign language versus English as a
mother tongue: an analogy for the language of
mathematics and the language of physics
Physics solutions for mathematical problems
Are memorizing formulas well and good arithmetic
skills essential to become a good theoretical
physicist or a good mathematician?
Math
The imagination in mathematics:
"Desargues's theorem"
Why Math Education Matters
Why Math Education Matters 2
Mathematical maturity in
solving mathematics problems
The square root 2 as
irrational number
The prisoner's dilemma
Rational numbers and repeating decimal
Math History
The superiority of Hindu-Arabic numeral system
Fermat's Last Theorem
The power of negative number
Nightingale, the statistician
Pythagoras and the musical scale
The calculation of pi, the first part
The calculation of pi, the second part
Why are there as many even
natural numbers as natural numbers?
Physics
Studying physics as resolving paradoxes
The similarity between painting and theoretical physics
Fermat’s principle and the consistency of physics
Did Einstein really prove that Newton was wrong?
The cosmological principle, and my view on philosophy
The case for string theory
Why are theories of crackpots, the self-claimed physicists
who lack proper physics education, wrong and useless?
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My Harvard Application Essay
My MIT Application Essay
Ein Monat wie im Traum (in German)
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Newton’s Inverse Square Law of Gravity
1. Conic sections and Newton’s law of gravity
2. The inverse square law and the 3-dimensional world
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