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Author: Michael Foale and Robert Osserman with Marianne Freiberger
The right spin: how to fly a broken space craft
On the 25th of May 1997 a dramatic collision tore a hole into the space station
and sent it hurtling through space. As NASA astronaut
, the fate of
and its crew hinged on a classical set of equations.
Stubborn equations and the study of symmetry
An impossible equation, two tragic heroes and the mathematical study of symmetry
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Five Martin Gardner eye-openers involving squares and cubes
This week would have been the 100th birthday of Martin Gardner, who is deservedly credited with turning on...
Build a mega Menger!
Help to build the world's largest distributed fractal!
In a lower dimension
Could the world be simpler than our senses suggest?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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