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Author: Maarten McKubre-Jordens
This is not a carrot: Paraconsistent mathematics
Paraconsistent mathematics is a type of mathematics in which contradictions may be true. In such a system it is perfectly possible for a statement
and its negation
to both be true. How can this be, and be coherent? What does it all mean?
Friends and strangers
Can we always find order in systems that are disordered? If so, just how large does a system have to be to...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Cereal, sand and snow
As your cereal tumbled into your bowl this morning, were you daydreaming of sand dunes or snowy mountains? It...
A brief history of quantum field theory
Something called quantum field theory has been hugely successful in describing the fundamental forces and...
Grappling with chaos: The Abel Prize 2014
The ability to see order in chaos has won the mathematician Yakov G. Sinai the 2014 Abel Prize.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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