Is Maths an Artform?

By Jamie Condliffe on at

Sometimes the results of maths are sure beautiful—pretty charts, say, or wonderful visualisations. But can maths itself, those long complex equations, be an artform too?

This video explores a new study which suggests that maths can be perceived as a beautiful in certain parts of the brain. Obviously it depends a little on the brain in question—but we're guessing plenty of you can find the beauty hidden in algebra. Right? [YouTube]