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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

How does gravity work?
... can be measured. This helps to determine some crucial features of the Universe, for example how fast it is expanding. Currently ...
plusadmin  9 Aug 2017  14:41  16 comments

Spotting lizards
... cells. Because these cells are very small compared to the features of the patterns that emerge, the patterns look nice and continuous, ... but clearly visible and of a size comparable to the features of the pattern. This, so the team behind the study argue, provides ...
Marianne  10 Jul 2017  10:08  0 comments

Teacher package: Mathematics in sport
... Swimming in mathematics — One of the most impressive features of the 2008 Beijing Olympics was the beautiful aquatics venue, known ...
Marianne  15 Jul 2017  11:38  0 comments

Face fusion
... game avatar that looks just like you? Or enhance your features with those of someone incredibly beautiful? If yes, then a bit of ... than the ordinary heat equation, and it preserves the larger features of the image, such as the overall shape of the face. It is known as ...
Marianne  4 May 2017  09:50  0 comments

About Plus
... issue 18, and still contributes animations and interactive features for some of our articles. Some of our articles are written inhouse; ...
plusadmin  26 Jun 2017  16:23

The mystery of Zipf
... occurring 4,5045 times. Unsurprisingly, the word "maths" features more highly than in normal usage, coming in at 40th place having been ...
plusadmin  7 Jun 2017  14:44  0 comments

How much maths can you eat?
... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin, and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...
Marianne  5 Jun 2017  15:07  1 comment

Tasty maths
... occurring 45045 times. Unsurprisingly, the word "maths" features more highly than in normal usage, coming in at 40th place having been ...
plusadmin  18 May 2017  15:16  0 comments