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What is the Area of a Circle?
You might know the famous formula for an area of a circle, but why does this formula work?
's explanation really is a piece of cake, served up with a hefty estimate of pi.
Pushing back Pi
Numbers like Pi have no repeating pattern. So just how accurately do we know what it is?
Science fiction, science fact: reports from the frontiers of physics
What is time? What is space? Are there parallel universes? Join Plus and FQXi on a journey exploring these...
What Planck saw
Cosmologists gathered in the Netherlands last week to discuss a new view of the Universe. The Universe as...
Make a difference to mathematics
Why you shouldn't use a toss for overtime
In soccer a coin toss is used to decide who goes first in a penalty shootout and similarly in American...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
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