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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.
Establishing the philosophy of cosmology
Do the dramatic advances in cosmology in the last century herald a new golden age of philosophy? A new...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Struggling with chance
A 1 in 14 million chance to win the lottery, a 5% risk of cancer, a 50:50 chance of heads on a coin — we deal...
From 70 million to just 600...
This year has seen a flurry of results as mathematicians hunt down the elusive proof of the twin prime...
Mathematical man Friday
Who knew that Robinson Crusoe contained a lost chapter about maths? Help us find the hidden mathematical...
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