Riv.Mat.Univ.Parma (6) 3* (2000)


Matematica e bellezza, bellezza della Matematica

In memoria di Francesco Speranza

Pages: 51-61
Received: 29 Novembre 1999   
Revised: 18 Settembre 2000
Mathematics Subject Classification:(2000) MSC 97C50

Abstract: In this paper we discuss some relations connecting Mathematics and Beauty. In order to supply an example of Beauty into Mathematics, we present three proofs (by Euclid, Euler and Erdös) of the famous theorem that states that the set of prime numbers is an infinite one.

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