
20200921: Could Life Evolve Inside Stars?
 12:21: ... see a real problem with the excessive weight placed on the importance of mathematical beauty, by some, perhaps by many, in the theoryofeverything ...


20200908: The Truth About Beauty in Physics
 00:20: ... don’t need to choose between beauty and truth  there’s this idea that mathematical beauty is a powerful guiding force towards truth  the more beautiful the ...
 03:13: Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler, Newton, Einstein  each followed their own sense of mathematical beauty in this long quest to understand gravity.
 03:33: To understand that, we need to think about what mathematical beauty even means.
 07:44: Dirac’s most famous result came from exactly this pursuit of mathematical beauty.
 08:58: Nobel laureate physicist Frank Wilcek talks about a form of mathematical beauty that he calls the exuberance of a theory  its productivity.
 11:54: ... perhaps mathematical beauty and convergence DOES provide a reliable indicator that we’re moving in ...


20200728: What is a Theory of Everything: Livestream
 00:00: ... from the pursuit of beauty leading physicist astray and pursuing mathematical beauty and elegance i don't think i've heard matt correct me if i'm wrong but ...


20181107: Why String Theory is Right
 13:17: There's plenty of historical precedent for mathematical beauty leading to truth, but there's no fundamental principle that says it has to.
 13:30: Philosophical points to consider as we continue to follow the mathematical beauty hopefully towards an increasingly true representation of spacetime.
