Math formula may help physicists calculate entropy of a modular black hole

Emory mathematician Ken Ono has marked the 125th anniversary of the birth of Srinivasa Ramanujan, an Indian mathematician who achieved stardom for figuring out amazing numerical patterns and connections without the use of proofs or modern mathematical tools, by creating a formula for mock modular forms that may help physicists who study black holes. Well-known English […]

Math formula may help physicists calculate entropy of a modular black hole

Science Recorder | Kramer Phillips | Monday, December 17, 2012

Emory mathematician Ken Ono has marked the 125th anniversary of the birth of Srinivasa Ramanujan, an Indian mathematician who achieved stardom for figuring out amazing numerical patterns and connections without the use of proofs or modern mathematical tools, by creating a formula for mock modular forms that may help physicists who study black holes... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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