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Author: Eugen Jost
A postcard from Italy
is a Swiss artist whose work is strongly influenced by mathematics. He sent us this Postcard from Italy, telling us about his work and the important roles that nature and numbers play in it.
El duende flamenco de Paco de Lucía
The funeral of the great flamenco guitarist, Paco de Lucia, this week reminded us of the mathematical and...
Research into the bizarre world of neutrinos helps to piece together the creation story of the Universe.
In the eye of the chicken
How chickens' eyes solve a subtle maths problem.
Infinity or -1/12?
What do you get when you add up all the natural numbers 1+2+3+4+ ... ? Not -1/12! We explore a strange result...
Why are we here?
David Sloan calculates how likely it is that our Universe exists. He explains to us how, and why the answer...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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