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Beauty is truth, truth beauty - The aesthetics of mathematics
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The golden ratio and aesthetics
It was Euclid who first defined the
, and ever since people have been fascinated by its extraordinary properties. Find out if beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and how the Golden Ratio crosses from mathematics to the arts.
Maths in a minute: The central limit theorem
Opinion polls, election forecasts, testing new medical drugs — none of these would be possible without the...
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...
Preserving species in the face of climate change
Can mathematics predict the inevitable consequences of climate change? And more importantly, can it suggest...
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.
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