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Energetic maths: part iii
... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...
Rachel  3 Nov 2017  12:46  0 comments

Celebrating Black Mathematician Month!
... will appear over the next few weeks. And Chalkdust also features an article by one of our favourite mathematicians, Nira Chamberlain ...
Rachel  1 Nov 2017  11:53  0 comments

School students help researchers fight diseases
... however, one burning question is whether some overall features of a network remain the same, even as individuals rewire, making new ...
Marianne  1 Nov 2017  14:35  0 comments

Secret symmetry and the Higgs boson (Part I)
... physicist Lev Landau recognised that they share common features. He realised that in each case, the transformation of the material is ...
Marianne  31 Oct 2017  15:58  2 comments

The Tower of Hanoi: Where maths meets psychology
... abilities. In maths it displays a wealth of beautiful features and leads you straight to surprisingly tricky questions that still ... discs stacked up on one peg. It turns out that both of these features, the game's recursive nature and its variability, lead to some ...
Marianne  13 Oct 2017  13:50  7 comments

New windows on the Universe
... "The different signals are produced by different features of the system: the gravitational waves by the motion of the masses, ... thought. But it's not all about size. There are other features of black holes that come out of the theory, but which we haven't so ...
Marianne  5 Oct 2017  15:37  0 comments

What is dark matter?
... pattern, but a closer look discloses many identifiable features — light from major metropolises, oil wells alight in the Middle ... a billion light years away. These pictures reveal many faint features, streaks and arcs: each is a remote galaxy, several times further away ...
plusadmin  18 Sep 2017  13:57  7 comments

Maths in a minute: Maths and navigation
... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...
Marianne  20 Sep 2017  14:30  0 comments

What is a black hole – mathematically?
... Can you characterise a black hole so simply, with just a few features, such as mass and size? One of the reasons why black holes ...
Rachel  10 Aug 2017  12:46  4 comments

The symmetry and simplicity of the laws of nature and the Higgs boson  Juan Maldacena
... consequences of these symmetries and to explain various features of elementary particles. You can read more about this in ...
jemh4  14 Aug 2017  14:43  0 comments