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Plus 1000 — Mathematical lives
Lagrange and the Interplanetary Superhighway
In the last issue
explained how chaos on the brain is not only unavoidable but also beneficial. Now he tells us why the same is true for our solar system and sends us on a journey that has been travelled by comets and spacecraft.
Infinity or -1/12?
What do you get when you add up all the natural numbers 1+2+3+4+ ... ? Not -1/12! We explore a strange result...
Influenza Virus: it's all in the packaging
How are researchers in disease dynamics using mathematics to understand how the influenza virus replicates?...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
El duende flamenco de Paco de Lucía
The funeral of the great flamenco guitarist, Paco de Lucia, this week reminded us of the mathematical and...
Research into the bizarre world of neutrinos helps to piece together the creation story of the Universe.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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