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Author: John H. Webb
Have we caught your interest?
Those who understand compound interest are destined to collect it. Those who don't are doomed to pay it - or so says a well-known source of financial advice. But what is compound interest, and why is it so important?
John H. Webb
Spacetime does ripple
Physicists have finally detected the gravitational waves they have been chasing for nearly 100 years.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The maths of February 29
Find out why leap years exist, why you have to wait 400 years for your birthday pattern to repeat, and why...
Infinite sums and China's demographics
China has recently revoked its one-child policy. What better occasion to explore the mathematics of...
Black holes exist!
Finally we can be sure — black holes, those gravitational monsters that gobble up everything that gets too...
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