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Rollicking pollock debate
Fractal Modelling of Pollock paintings called into question
In the late 1940s, American painter Jackson Pollock dripped paint from a can on to vast canvases rolled out across the floor of his barn.
Richard P. Taylor
explains that Pollock's patterns are really fractals - the fingerprint of Nature.
Where would the world be without mathematics?
A new competition invites young people aged 11 to 19 to explore the history of maths for a chance to win cash...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
What is a black hole – mathematically?
Pau Figueras explains how Einstein's theories predicted the existence of black holes, and how to describe...
A new particle for Christmas?
A bump in the data from the LHC promises exciting news.
What is a black hole – physically?
Small, dark, and very hard to see. This and far more indepth answers to every question you ever wanted to...
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