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In regard to Mr Maynard’s statement, below, in Marianne’s absorbing, entertaining and wellwritten article; is it possible to post, or point me towards, a few examples please.
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“There have been mathematical problems in the past where people thought one thing was true because it fitted well with numerical evidence, but it turned out that actually the opposite was true."