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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  26 Jul 2018  22:52  16 comments

Chaos, chance and money
... But what exactly is chaos? One of its features is that tiny changes to the starting conditions can result in wildly ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  19:52  0 comments

Going with the flow
... by Wolfgang Beyer . Of course the positions of the features of the Mandelbrot set are entirely determined by the mathematical ...
Marianne  26 Jul 2018  19:52  1 comment

The Nature of Space and Time: An Evening of Speculation
... algebraic geometry before it, works only with the algebraic features of the underlying space, whatever that space may be. Some particular ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  19:52  0 comments

Catching primes
... not equal. We can draw the line , and note some important features. The figure below shows the situation when is greater than ; we ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  19:52  1 comment

A risky business: how to price derivatives
... can only move at discrete time points. Both of these features are somewhat undesirable, but there is a clever way around this ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  19:52  6 comments

If we all go for the blonde
... clues to play the bar game depending on your own group's features. Do your preferences match Nash/Crowe analysis? Is there a Clooney ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  19:52  9 comments

Maths and climate change: the melting Arctic
... Despite its simplicity, the model picks out some of the main features of ice growth. As the ice thickness increases, the rate of growth ... of the real distributions of ice thickness and features such as pressure ridges and open leads. When we're looking for trends ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  16:51  0 comments

Can triangles help spot a bomb?
... at an image on a screen to see what kind of visual features their eyes latch onto. It's important to know how big the visual ...
Marianne  26 Jul 2018  16:51  2 comments

It's bigger on the inside!
... mathematics into the plot, but there is another way it features on TV and film: as the force that drives visual effects. Simulations ...
Marianne  26 Jul 2018  16:51  1 comment