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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.
Steady on, Einstein
To celebrate the release of more English translations of Einstein's papers, we revisit one of his previously...
Blown off their feet
Two mathematicians' visit to the desert sheds new light on avalanches.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Who's looking at you?
Observers are, of course, vital in physics: we test our theories by comparing them to our observations. But...
Maths in a minute: What's average?
Why the humble average can be grossly misleading.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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