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The origins of proof III: Proof and puzzles through the ages
For millennia, puzzles and paradoxes have forced mathematicians to continually rethink their ideas of what proofs actually are.
explains the tricks involved and how great thinkers like Pythagoras, Newton and Gödel tackled the problems.
Testing Bernoulli: a simple experiment
Here is an experiment that you can easily do yourself to test Bernoulli's equation. There are also 2 questions and answers.
Puzzle No. 2 - carnivorous beetles
Explaining weirdness with weirdness
A very strange way of explaining away the strangeness of quantum mechanics.
What the eye can't see
From cancer treatments to counting trees: the maths behind image analysis makes it all possible.
Don't judge a black hole by its area
Find out how some black holes are bigger on the inside than they are on the outside.
Maths in a minute: n-body problems
Why too many bodies present a problem.
Snakes and adders
How can an electronic device fed on a diet of 0s and 1s perform complex tasks? We explore the workings of...
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