https://www.quantamagazine.org/smaller-is-better-why-finite-number-systems-pack-more-punch-20190211/

# Author: Nalin Pithwa

## Richard Duffin, mathematician : electrical network theory, geometric optimization

## Cedric Villani, Fields medalist: Of triangles, gases, prices and men

## Cedric Villani, Fields Medalist: Breaking the Walls between Economics, Physics and Geometry

## The power and limits of AI: Prof. Cedric Villani, Fields Medalist

## Why your GPS receiver isn’t bigger than a breadbox

## Bell-Labs is still awesome

## A National Lab Intern Experience: Joey Hart, Dept. of Math, North Carolina State University :-)

https://bigmathnetwork.wordpress.com/2018/02/13/a-national-laboratory-internship-experience/

Cheers to Applied Mathematics !

*Nalin Pithwa.*

## The Brachistochrone

There is a nice discussion about this in Calculus and Analytic Geometry, G. B. Thomas.

Also, Prof. Steven Strogatz discusses the brachistochrone here: