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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.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Folding a piece of paper in half might be easy, but what about into thirds, fifths, or thirteenths? Here is...
Blown off their feet
Two mathematicians' visit to the desert sheds new light on avalanches.
Kepler discovers five new worlds
The telescope discovers the oldest solar system to date.
Who's looking at you?
Observers are, of course, vital in physics: we test our theories by comparing them to our observations. But...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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