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Author: Robert L. Devaney
Unveiling the Mandelbrot set
You've probably seen pictures of the famed Mandelbrot set and its mysterious cousins, the Julia sets. In this article
Robert L. Devaney
explores the maths behind these beauties and shows that they're loaded with mathematical meaning.
Like spirals and flowers? Then you'll love polar coordinates and the pretty pictures they allow you to draw!
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Easy as 1, 2, 3?
The natural numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., are nice. So what could be nicer than discovering interesting patterns...
Building a bridge to maths
At last month's Cambridge Science Festival we had great fun trying out a hands-on (or rather feet-on)...
Cereal, sand and snow
As your cereal tumbled into your bowl this morning, were you daydreaming of sand dunes or snowy mountains? It...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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