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Raphael Rosen

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I'm an author currently living in Princeton, NJ, where I work as a science writer for the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. I've written for NASA, the Wall Street Journal, Space.com, EARTH, SciArt in America, and Scholastic Science World. My new book is titled "Math Geek" and is now available on Amazon: http://amzn.com/1440583811 My goal was to show how mathematics is not just a subject one masters to pass tests in school. On the contrary, math is something built into the fabric of reality, a collection of shapes, patterns, numbers, and arguments that are both beautiful and revealing. I argue that becoming familiar with some of these mathematical concepts is similar to reading Shakespearean sonnets or looking at a sunset. Math isn't just ...more

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