Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

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Did Homer Simpson Solve Fermat’s Last Theorem?

In an episode of The Simpson’s called The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace, Homer appears to write a valid solution to defeat Fermat’s Last Theorem on a blackboard. But given that Fermat’s last theorem is proven, is it real?

Well, obviously not—but in this video mathematician and author Simon Singh explains why he wasn’t actually too far off. []

http://gizmodo.com/did-homer-simpson-solve-fermats-last-theorem-1425792272

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This entry was posted on September 30, 2013 by in Uncategorized.
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