# Which is the most beautiful?

@article{Wells1988WhichIT, title={Which is the most beautiful?}, author={David Wells}, journal={The Mathematical Intelligencer}, year={1988}, volume={10}, pages={30-31} }

According to Aristotle, "Those who assert that the mathematical sciences say nothing of the beautiful are in error. The chief forms of beauty are order, commensurability and precision" [1]. G. H. Hardy in a famous passage asserted: "A mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of patterns . . . . The mathematician's patterns, like the painter's or poet's, must be beautiful . . . . Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics" [2]. Von Neumann… Expand

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