To my mathematical brain, the numbers alone make thinking about aliens perfectly rational.
Masket links to this post by Josh Putnam which makes the mathematical case for Romney's inevitability.
We come up with mathematical models to explain observations with a set of narrowly defined rules.
But we do this based on mathematical and statistical assumptions that often have little or nothing to do with reality.
Although he now teaches at a mathematical institute, LeCun admits he was not a great math student.
The mathematical sciences Plato has expressly excluded from philosophy.
But I look upon that as a mathematical explanation and not as a physical one.
The science of optics can work out these complementary colours with mathematical exactness.
And there followed him "big John Brown," of mathematical and pugilistic renown.
Losses under this system have grown so small "as to be almost incapable of mathematical calculation."