List by Author: Josefina Alvarez

The beauty of maths is in the brain of the beholder

Is maths beautiful? New research into the workings of our brains suggests that it is.

Want less traffic? Build fewer roads!

A mathematical "paradox" explains why more roads don't necessarily mean fewer traffic jams.

The amazing librarianJosefina Alvarez describes the workings of the most famous search engine of them all. You'll need some linear algebra for this one, but it's worth the while!