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Construction and Definition of Numbers

The concept of numbers is way more complicated than it sounds. In this article, we will provide an introduction to how they are mathematically …

10 Secret Trig Functions Your Math Teachers Never Taught You

On Monday, the Onion reported that the "Nation's math teachers introduce 27 new trig functions." It's a funny read. The gamsin, negtan, and cosvnx …

6 Small Math Errors That Caused Huge Disasters

If there are any children reading this, there's really only one thing we want to tell you about adulthood: If you make one tiny mistake, <i>people will</i> …

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Dispute over Infinity Divides Mathematicians

From Quanta (Find original story here).<p>In the course of exploring their universe, mathematicians have occasionally stumbled across holes: statements …

A Very Simple Explanation Of The Higgs Boson

François Englert and Peter Higgs just received the Nobel Prize in Physics for laying the groundwork for the discovery of the Higgs boson. But can someone please explain what a Higgs is? Like, really simply.<p>François Englert and Peter Higgs have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physics, as was pretty …