i know of a thermodynamics engineer who to this day refuses to entirely believe that planes can actually fly. i–a self-proclaimed math geek (would anyone but a math geek proclaim self to be so?)–can empathize with this sense of wonder when i see formulas like this:
so simple it just boggles the mind. just reinforces (a) the beauty and the simplicity of the underlying structure of the universe; and (b) there is no randomness–just chaos we cannot see through.
jesus, listen to me getting all relig(p)ious and shit. let us cleanse the palate.