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Mathematics Goes to the Movies

by Burkard Polster and Marty Ross


Star Trek: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

SPOCK: An ancestor of mine maintains that if one eliminates the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
Remotely mathematical. However, most famous as a quote from one of the Sherlock Holmes.

SPOCK: All things being equal, I would agree. However, things are not equal.