"As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality"
"I have often admired the mystical way of Pythagoras, and the secret magic of numbers"
"Beauty is the first test; there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics"
Everything is so fragile, our eyes, our breath, our mathematics , our stars.The Broken God
Hawking, 62-year-old Lucasian professor of mathematics at Cambridge University, is the author of the best-selling A Brief History of Time.canada.com (2004)
Look, Daneel, surely you haven't told anyone I'm a mathematics buff or--"'Not at all, friend Elijah.The Complete Stories Volume 2
Ms Sheppeard, a physics student, is going to a mathematics conference in Nelson at which a tramp is among the activities.New Zealand Herald (2004)
She was universally hailed as a genius, yet Travis knew she could not understand even the simplest aspect of robotic mathematics.The Complete Stories Volume 2
The Egyptians read legends more easily than mathematics in the stars.The Fontana history of Astronomy and Cosmology
The mathematics department was confidently predicting an A award.Glasgow Herald (2001)
When I was at college the students who worked hardest at mathematics were those who did worst.Independent (1999)
When I went to Algiers University I signed up for a mathematics degree.New Scientist (2004)