What’s With All the Movie Mathematicians?

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T. Hugh Crawford, a professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, commented on the rise of movies featuring solitary geniuses in Popular Science.

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“We’re fascinated by computability,” says Crawford, who has written about science depictions in cinema. Figures such as Hawking and Turing can serve as heroes of the digital age. More important, they’re the sort of scientists who work alone, and Hollywood loves a lone wolf, Crawford says.

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Literature, Media, and Communication

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  • Created On: Sep 23, 2015 - 11:44am
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