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Published: 13 February 2014

By Andy Ross

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Is maths beautiful?

Things we find lovely - art, music and... maths? Yes, a study has found that maths is indeed beautiful.

The study, which scanned mathematicians' brains while showing them mathematical equations, indicated that the same areas of the brain that lit up when appreciating art and music were activated when a beautiful equation was shown. Some researchers have suggested that there is a neurological basis to beauty. Now, isn't that interesting...