The polymath blog

November 8, 2009

Proposal (Tim Gowers) The Origin of Life

Filed under: polymath proposals — Gil Kalai @ 12:54 pm

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A presentation of one possible near future polymath: the mathematics of the origin of life can be found on Gowers’s blog.

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3 Comments

  1. Manin, in his A course in Mathematical Logic , dvoetes a few pages on a discussion of proofs (and their relation with creating understanding of the subject at hand)in mathematics. He ends his discussion with the following sentence: The moral: a good proof is one which makes us wiser

    Comment by Kitty — May 29, 2012 @ 9:35 am

  2. Sorry that I repeat this comment in two distinct comment threads, but don’t count it as spam as I feel it is important enough to repeat twice:

    Sorry for not quite on topic comment.

    I was a creationist earlier, but more detailed study of Bible seems to show that there are more arguments pro evolution in Bible that arguments against evolution.

    http://withoutvowels.org/wiki/Theology:Evolution wiki page is to collect all biblical arguments both pro and against evolution.

    I think, what I’ve said about evolution also applies for abiogenesis.

    Comment by porton — January 19, 2013 @ 5:15 pm

  3. [...] a way, I see this project as being related to Tim Gowers’ Proposal on the Mathematics of the Origin of Life, since one of my reasons for doing this work was to get [...]

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