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Frugal nature: Euler and the calculus of variations
continues our series on the life and work of Leonhard Euler, who would have turned 300 this year. This article looks at the calculus of variations and a mysterious law of nature that has caused some scientists to reach out for god.
Maths takes flight
Soon you will be able to step inside a mathematical space and experience the beauty and importance of maths!
Who made the laws of nature?
What gives an equation the right to call itself a law?
Build a mega Menger!
Help to build the world's largest distributed fractal!
In a lower dimension
Could the world be simpler than our senses suggest?
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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