The polymath blog

November 8, 2009

Proposal (Tim Gowers) The Origin of Life

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

Early Earth










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


  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. 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 […]

    Pingback by Theme One • A Program Of Inquiry : 4 | Inquiry Into Inquiry — February 14, 2013 @ 9:43 pm

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