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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 Feb 2017  15:47  0 comments

Elliptic cryptography
... School Phuket, Thailand. He has written news and features articles for the Guardian , Observer and Bangkok Post , and ...
Marianne  14 Feb 2017  14:25  6 comments

The golden ratio and aesthetics
... top models, Linney and his colleagues found that the facial features of the models were just as varied as those in the rest of the ...
plusadmin  9 Feb 2017  11:00  12 comments

Chaos in Numberland: The secret life of continued fractions
... ( 25 ) This has some important features. First, check that, because it is a probability distribution, if we ...
plusadmin  8 Feb 2017  15:40  6 comments

'Meta math!'
... Omega By Gregory Chaitin The current issue of Plus features the article Omega and why maths has no TOEs by the same author, ...
plusadmin  18 Oct 2016  09:18  0 comments

What's happening and who's listening?
... more quantum. To find out more about some basic features of quantum mechanics, see this article. And to find out more about ...
Marianne  11 Oct 2016  13:43  0 comments

101 uses of a quadratic equation: Part II
... that there were numbers and which depend on such features as the length of the pendulum, air resistance and the strength of the ...
plusadmin  2 Feb 2017  15:40  19 comments

No place like home for Martin Rees
... look through their telescopes, they see so far that features not visible to us on our familiar earthly scale become apparent. Here ... that the surface of the ocean is smooth  there are lots of features in it but on a large scale we can talk about average properties. And ...
plusadmin  17 Oct 2016  11:11  0 comments

Plus Advent Calendar Door #23: Navigation
... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...
Marianne  22 Dec 2016  20:54  1 comment

There may be more than one of you
... willing to let go of some other, apparently fundamental, features of reality. How many worlds are there? The ...
Marianne  17 Nov 2016  11:52  0 comments