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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.
Two-faced conic sections
Play with our applets to explore the conic sections and their different definitions.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
From dust to us
Where planets are born is not necessarily where they will stay…
The Fibonacci sequence: A brief introduction
Anything involving bunny rabbits has to be good.
Introducing the Klein bottle
A Klein bottle can't hold any liquid because it doesn't have an inside. How do you construct this strange...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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