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Classifying the geometry of snowflakes highlights their beauty and diversity

As snowflakes gently meander past your living room window this winter, take a break from your hot cocoa and consider nature’s ice-cold architecture. …

New Mathematical Model Maps The Expansion of The Early Universe Better Than Ever Before

This is where we came from.<p>Physicists in Switzerland are using new code called 'gevolution' together with Einstein's theory of general relativity to …

Here are Albert Einstein's hand-written equations that first predicted an entirely new way to study the universe

Albert Einstein first predicted the existence of gravitational waves in 1916.<p>Here's his original hand-written logic (on left), which the genius later converted into a typed manuscript (on right):<p>This remarkably preserved piece of history is kept at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Albert …

Albert Einstein

Blame the election pollsters – and the papers that printed their work

Don’t fall into the ‘churnalism’ trap again – check the data and its provenance before putting up the headlines<p>There’s natural alarm over “churnalism”: overstretched newsrooms simply shovelling PR handouts through the system, no time for inquiry, no time for thought. But what about the greatest, …

Why You Should Care About a Prime Number That’s 23,249,425 Digits Long

<b>Update, Jan. 4, 2018:</b> On Wednesday, the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search announced that a computer owned by Jonathan Pace in Germantown, …

Mathematics

The 17 Equations That Changed The Course of History

Write these ones down.<p>Mathematics is all around us, and it has shaped our understanding of the world in countless ways. In 2013, mathematician and …

List of Important Mathematicians

<b>List of Important Mathematicians</b> <b><br>Glossary of Mathematical Terms</b> <b><br>Sources</b> <b><br>Contact</b><p><b>LIST OF IMPORTANT MATHEMATICIANS</b><p>This is a chronological list of some of …

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20+ Photos Of Geometrical Plants For Symmetry Lovers

Who said math can’t be interesting? Fractals like these can seem too perfect to be true, but they occur in nature and plants all the time and are …

Probability and Game Theory in The Hunger Games

<i>This is a guest post by Michael A. Lewis (PDF), a friend of mine who is a professor at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.</i><p>One of …

What use are imaginary numbers in the real world? Do they have purpose or is it just mathematicians having some fun ? | Notes and Queries | guardian.co.uk

<b>Categories</b><p><b>What use are imaginary numbers in the real world? Do they have purpose or is it just mathematicians having some fun ?</b><p>Bob Jones , Aberdeen Scotland<p>All numbers are imaginary (even "zero" was contentious once). Introducing the square root(s) of minus one is convenient because (i) all …

The science of Interstellar: 5 TED-Ed Lessons to help you understand the film

Thanks to physicist Kip Thorne’s influence, the latest space-travel film <i>Interstellar</i> features some remarkably scientifically accurate depictions of …

BBC Radio 4 - The Infinite Monkey Cage, Series 10, Numbers Numbers Everywhere

Numbers, Numbers everywhere...<p>The Infinite Monkey Cage is back for a new series of witty, irreverent science chat. Over the coming six weeks, presenters Brian Cox and Robin Ince will be joined on stage by scientists and some well known science enthusiasts including Stephen Fry, Ross Noble, Katy …

The Mathematical Shape of Things to Come

Scientific data sets are becoming more dynamic, requiring new mathematical techniques on par with the invention of calculus.<p>Simon DeDeo, a research …

The third culture: The power and glory of mathematics

In 1959 C P Snow delivered a celebrated lecture in which he decried the man-made gulf between the arts and the sciences. Yet there is one subject …

Category : Puzzles

Home » Puzzles<p>Wed 13 Dec 2017Puzzles<p>Wed 13 Dec 2017PuzzlesA glass Christmas tree decoration is made from three different types of sphere. Seven small …

50 Visions of Mathematics – fractal elephants

Image produced by Philip Dawid, using the program winCIG Chaos Image Generator developed by Thomas Hövel, © Darwin College, University of Cambridge, …

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Pixar: The math behind the movies - Tony DeRose

Career opportunities after a maths degree | Mathematical Sciences

Mathematics offers a huge variety of career opportunities. It is important to plan ahead and know about your options.<p>The following guide is designed …

Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century

When Jonathan Goldman arrived for work in June 2006 at LinkedIn, the business networking site, the place still felt like a start-up. The company had just under 8 million accounts, and the number was growing quickly as existing members invited their friends and colleagues to join. But users weren’t …

Pointless

<i>One thing that makes TV game shows fun to watch is that there's usually an element of luck involved. Even the brainiest of contestants needs to hedge</i> …

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The Further Mathematics Support Programme

Edexcel Revision Videos<p>The FMSP revision videos for Edexcel are topic-based videos featuring an explanation of the specifications and some example …

Mathematics

BBC Radio 4 - Simon Singh's Numbers - Available now

1729 is the smallest number you can write as the sum of two cubes, in two different ways.<p>Newton's equation of gravity includes a number G, indicating the strength of gravitation.<p>Six is often treated as 2x3, but has many characteristics of its own.<p>Doubling is a form of exponential growth, which …

Doodling in Math Class: Snakes + Graphs

Wizards, Aliens and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction, by Charles L. Adler

I can’t work out whether I love or hate this book. I love it because its analysis of the physics behind numerous accounts of magic and space …

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Mathematics: Why the brain sees maths as beauty

<b>Brain scans show a complex string of numbers and letters in mathematical formulae can evoke the same sense of beauty as artistic masterpieces and music from the greatest composers.</b><p>Mathematicians were shown "ugly" and "beautiful" equations while in a brain scanner at University College London.<p>The …

Mathematics

Everyone's a winner

© Channel 4<p>Game shows offer ordinary people the chance to be on TV and maybe even win some money, but when the studio lights are blazing and the …

8 Excellent Math Video Resources for Students

For those students who need help with Math, here is a collection of some good websites that offer math video tutorials.<p>This is probably the most …

Correlation is not causation | Nathan Green's S word

Repeat after me, correlation is not causation, correlation is not causation, correlation is not causation …<p>"Correlation is not causation. Correlation is not causation. Correlation is not causation … " At times during my statistics studies I felt like Jack Nicholson in the film The Shining, in which …

The 12 Most Controversial Facts In Mathematics

The following 12 simple math problems prove outstandingly controversial among students of math, but are nonetheless facts.<p>They're paradoxes and idiosyncrasies of probability. And they're guaranteed to start an argument or two.<p>If you're looking for a mathematical way to impress your friends and …

Mathematics