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Agner Krarup Erlang (1878 - 1929)
The mathematics underlying today's complex telephone networks is still based on his work. Erlang was the first person to study the problem of telephone networks.
Call routing in telephone networks
Find out how modern telephone networks use mathematics to make it possible for a person to dial a friend in another country just as easily as if they were in the same street, or to read web pages that are on a computer in another continent.
Research into the bizarre world of neutrinos helps to piece together the creation story of the Universe.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Why are we here?
David Sloan calculates how likely it is that our Universe exists. He explains to us how, and why the answer...
Influenza Virus: it's all in the packaging
How are researchers in disease dynamics using mathematics to understand how the influenza virus replicates?...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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