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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  3 Apr 2019  16:17  7 comments

Looking at life with Gerardus 't Hooft
... don't see the individual boxes anymore, you just see global features moving in a complicated way. The laws that those global features appear to obey are vastly different from the underlying rules of the ...
plusadmin  3 Apr 2019  15:07  0 comments

Perfect buildings: the maths of modern architecture
... the shapes of the structures to be built, the physical features that have to be understood and, as the language of computers, forms ... its power. The models allow you to play around with certain features of a building without having to recalculate all the other features ...
plusadmin  3 Apr 2019  12:03  3 comments

What is dark energy?
... is the magnitude at each point in space and time. The only features of a scalar field are how fast it is changing over time — its ... expansion accelerated. This caused all sorts of observable features. It's the same sort of phenomenon as the current acceleration, and the ...
plusadmin  3 Apr 2019  10:43  6 comments

Births and deaths in fluid chaos
... time, Ouellette and Gollub decided to look for geometric features that characterise the whole flow. They were interested in two sets of ... scenario by a comparatively small number of geometric features. But there's much to do yet: "We haven't been able yet to express our ...
plusadmin  2 Apr 2019  16:58  0 comments

Cellular automata
... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin, and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...
Marianne  2 Apr 2019  15:41  0 comments

Rise of the machines?
... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin, and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...
Marianne  27 Mar 2019  16:11  0 comments

Will machine learning replace mathematicians?
... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin, and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...
Marianne  8 Mar 2019  17:25  0 comments

The dynamics of crowds
... in many ways to those for crowds, but have the additional features of the threedimensional motion. The best models also include the ... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin, and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...
Marianne  5 Mar 2019  13:56  0 comments

Machine learning: Is it ethical?
... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin, and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...
Marianne  4 Mar 2019  15:27  0 comments