The Simpsons Hide Some of the Most Profound Mathematical Secrets in TV History (16 Pics)

Posted on Aug 04, 2016

The Simpsons are probably the most influential animated series that ever existed, inspiring inventions like smart watches, autocorrect or even hamburger earmuffs. However, few people know that behind all the silly humor lie some of the most prodigious mathematical minds of our time, who use the show to bring forward mind-blowing mathematical truths.

1. One of the First Episodes Hints That Maggie Knows Special Relativity

One of the First Episodes Hints That Maggie Knows Special Relativity
The first scene of “Bart the Genius”, the second episode of the first season, shows Maggie stacking her toy cubes to write E equals M * C squared (E MC SQU), with what she has available, but alas, nobody in the family recognizes it.
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