We’re always lumping them together, scientists and mathematicians. They’re “STEM” professionals: bespectacled, smart, pleasantly soft-spoken until you conflate Star Trek and Star Wars, after which their wrath is visited upon you.You've got to love the "bad drawings".
But the fact is that, aside from being the butt of cheap jokes, mathematicians and scientists don’t share all that much in common.
And you can tell that from the way they look at each other’s fields.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
How Math And Science See Each Other
There's more than a kernel of truth in this: