Tag Archives: mathematics

Has physicist’s gravity theory solved ‘impossible’ dark energy riddle? – Guardian

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent   Prof Claudia de Rham’s ‘massive gravity’ theory could explain why universe expansion is accelerating.   Cosmologists don’t enter their profession to tackle the easy questions, but there is one paradox that has reached staggering proportions. … Continue reading

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1, 2, 3, 4 Stories About Math

From geometry to personal finance, there is one common denominator that links the stories in this reel—they are all about math.

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Root 2 and the deadly Marching Squares

Witness how some marching squares destroy square root of 2’s hope to be a rational number. A mathematical story with some killer twists and turns you’ll never see coming.

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Calculus explained through a story

Tibees 285K subscribers SUBSCRIBED Here is a look at the essence of calculus through the story of Bob. We use differentiation to find the slope of a curved line and then use ‘integration’ to find the area of an irregular … Continue reading

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A Photographic Survey by Jessica Wynne of Chalkboards Filled by Mathematicians

Photographer and Fashion Institute of Technology professor Jessica Wynne has spent the last year documenting the numbers, symbols, and models drawn by mathematicians onto chalkboards. The photos capture the thought processes and physical efforts of professionals in a medium that … Continue reading

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CRITICAL THINKING – Cognitive Biases: Anchoring [HD]

 

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Equally sharing a cake between three people – Numberphile

Numberphile Published on 26 Sep 2017 Audible (30-day trial, free audio book): https://www.audible.com/numberphile More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ This video features Dr Hannah Fry. More videos with Hannah: http://bit.ly/hannah_vids Hannah’s website: http://www.hannahfry.co.uk Her book mentioned is … Continue reading

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The Math Trick Behind MP3s, JPEGs, and Homer Simpson’s Face

Over a decade ago, I was sitting in a college math physics course and my professor spelt out an idea that kind of blew my mind. I think it isn’t a stretch to say that this is one of the most … Continue reading

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Omar Khayyam Google Doodle

Rajamanickam Antonimuthu Published on 17 May 2019 Google is showing a Doodle for celebrating Omar Khayyam’s 971st Birthday. Omar Khayyam was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, and poet. Read more about Omar Khayyam at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omar_Kh… See the Google’s Doodle for Omar … Continue reading

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Why Electronics Just Shouldn’t Work

Every wire, memory chip, and radio link is constantly fending off data corruption with error detecting and correcting codes. With the help of these codes, electronics can keep up the illusion of perfection… most of the time. Hosted by: Stefan … Continue reading

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