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How does a smooth flow suddenly become turbulent? The Reynolds number helps understand the transition.

Markov chains are exceptionally useful tools for calculating probabilities, and they might increase your chance of getting to the beach!

Some basic trigonometry can deliver vital evidence from the scene of a crime.

How does water, or indeed any fluid, move? The Euler equations let us look beneath the surface and mark the beginning of modern fluid dynamics.

Should we again reduce our social contacts? Is vaccinating 12-to-15-year-olds effective? What about boosters? The ready reckoner helps provide some answers.

How a question about rainbows led to an entire field of mathematics.

If you ignore exponentially small terms they can come back to bite you.

Approximating a function with a divergent series.