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Author: Martin Turner
Modelling nature with fractals
Computer games and cinema special effects owe much of their realism to the study of fractals.
takes you on a journey from the motion of a microscopic particle to the creation of imaginary moonscapes.
Why are we here?
David Sloan calculates how likely it is that our Universe exists. He explains to us how, and why the answer...
In the eye of the chicken
How chickens' eyes solve a subtle maths problem.
Influenza Virus: it's all in the packaging
How are researchers in disease dynamics using mathematics to understand how the influenza virus replicates?...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
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...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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