Born: August 26, 1965
Marcus du Sautoy
The best mobile phone had the best mathematician. They know how to fit a huge amount of data into a small amount of space. How to do things efficiently, how to do them cleverly.
The power of mathematics is often to change one thing into another, to change geometry into language.
Mathematics has beauty and romance. It's not a boring place to be, the mathematical world. It's an extraordinary place; it's worth spending time there.
Primes are the atoms of the arithmetic - the hydrogen and oxygen of the world of numbers
But actually a code is a language for translating one thing into another. And mathematics is the language of science. My big thesis is that although the world looks messy and chaotic, if you translate...
“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
― Dr. Seuss