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Mario Livio

Mario Livio appears in the following:

Darwin Got It Wrong

Friday, November 01, 2013

Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, and Lord Kelvin are remembered as unimpeachable geniuses. But over the course of their careers, they each made tremendous errors — not just faulty equations but fundamental misunderstandings. In Brilliant Blunders, Mario Livio showcases those failures and the surprising discoveries ...

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Is God a Mathematician?

Monday, January 12, 2009

Is mathematics a human invention, or is it a design of the universe? Mario Livio, author of Is God a Mathematician?, talks about the debate over the role of mathematics in explaining the universe.

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Mario Livio will be speaking
Mon. Jan. 12 at 7:30 ...

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Symmetry

Thursday, January 12, 2006

Kurt Andersen and astronomer Mario Livio discuss how the properties of symmetry link human life and creativity with universal principles that inform all the sciences. We hear how symmetry defines the works of M.C. Escher, Johann Sebastian Bach, Steve Reich, and others. And a beauty expert considers whether symmetry makes us sexier.

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Symmetry & Sex Appeal

Thursday, January 12, 2006

Are supermodels more symmetrical? Beauty expert Kelley Quan joins Kurt and Mario Livio to talk about how symmetry affects human attraction. Quan is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the online fashion magazine ZooZOOM.com, and she explains how symmetry -- or the lack of it ...

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