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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.
Build a mega Menger!
Help to build the world's largest distributed fractal!
Stubborn equations and the study of symmetry
An impossible equation, two tragic heroes and the mathematical study of symmetry
Meet the hyperbola
It might not be as familiar as the circle or parabola, but it's definitely worth getting to know the...
What makes a number a constant of nature?
In a lower dimension
Could the world be simpler than our senses suggest?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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