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New designs from Africa
takes us on a tour of the mathematical properties of some beautiful designs inspired by the traditional art of Angolan tribespeople.
Dreaming the dream
Why cosmologists worry about isolated brains that randomly fluctuate into existence.
In a lower dimension
Could the world be simpler than our senses suggest?
Meet the hyperbola
It might not be as familiar as the circle or parabola, but it's definitely worth getting to know the...
Who made the laws of nature?
What gives an equation the right to call itself a law?
Five Martin Gardner eye-openers involving squares and cubes
This week would have been the 100th birthday of Martin Gardner, who is deservedly credited with turning on...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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