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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?
A brief history of quantum field theory
Something called quantum field theory has been hugely successful in describing the fundamental forces and...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Easy as 1, 2, 3?
The natural numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., are nice. So what could be nicer than discovering interesting patterns...
Grappling with chaos: The Abel Prize 2014
The ability to see order in chaos has won the mathematician Yakov G. Sinai the 2014 Abel Prize.
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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