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Living in the matrix?
... of maths and that we can only really grasp those of its features that can be described mathematically. Perhaps there's lots more out ...
Marianne  25 Jul 2018  13:46  5 comments

John Conway – discovering free will (part III)
... brimming with life is particularly poignant as death also features in our discussion. Conway had a stroke in 2006 and, although fit ...
Rachel  26 Jul 2018  10:50  5 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  26 Jul 2018  04:48  0 comments

Freedom and physics
... uncertainty principle states that certain physical features of a particle can correspond to mutually exclusive aspects of ...
Marianne  26 Jul 2018  01:47  3 comments

Finding order in chaos
... gallery All chaotic systems share these two features of being fundamentally simple (in that they are described by ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  01:47  6 comments

What is general relativity?
... things most of us rely on every day, such as the GPS features in our smartphones and the Satnav devices in our cars. The theory ...
Marianne  26 Jul 2018  01:47  10 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  26 Jul 2018  04:48  19 comments

Symmetry rules
... colleagues measured symmetry on different facial and body features in about a thousand students. When they correlated these data with ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  10:50  5 comments

Cars in the next lane really do go faster
... Read more The website www.anthropicprinciple.com features articles on observation selection effects and some puzzling ...
plusadmin  25 Jul 2018  22:47  0 comments

Model behaviour
... has started with the simplest possible case that captures features of the problem. Then, as she began to understand the dynamics of the ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  01:47  0 comments