It might not be as familiar as the circle or parabola, but it's definitely worth getting to know the hyperbola!
If you like to have your mind blown cosmology is a great field to go into. But is it science?
Could the world be simpler than our senses suggest?
What gives an equation the right to call itself a law?
What makes a number a constant of nature?
Why cosmologists worry about isolated brains that randomly fluctuate into existence.
Why game theory is a serious business.
George Ellis explains why the study of the cosmos poses some very deep questions.