Title |
Subject |
Author |
Synopsis |
Schrödinger's catflap | Quantum Cryptography | Ian Stewart | NATURE article on Quantum Cryptography. |
Justifying the Means | Mathematics | Ian Stewart | NATURE article.Who was the leading mathematician of all time? |
Using 6 degrees of separation | Mathematics | Websters | The notion of 'six degrees of separation' is that everybody in the world is linked to everybody else by no more than six steps of acquaintance. |
Life is Fractal | Scaling | Websters | To many scientists, the meaning of life is more important than the physics of life. |
Fourth Dimension | Scaling | Websters | Scientists have known since the time of Galileo Galilei that the giants of mythology were impossible. |
The human capacity for mathematics | Mathematics | Websters | The evidence of
mathematicians themselves has always suggested that there are at least two
ways of thinking about mathematics, and this now seems to be confirmed. |
Poincare | Mathematics | Websters | The
Poincare
Conjecture has been solved. |
Fractals | Mathematics | Websters | A definition of
FRACTALS. |
Maths Dyslexia | Mathematics | Metro | Fear and panic cause
number blindness. |
2,000yr-old calculator that just didn't add up | Archeology | Daniel Bates | The secrets of the
Antikythera mechanism have finally been unlocked - and scientists claim it
is more valuable than the Mona Lisa. |
Billions and billions... | Numbers | Ben Gilliland | Understanding large
numbers. |
Y earlier algebra = results | Algebra | Ian Benson | Concerns that children
are not numerate enough warrants a new teaching method. |
Euler's Revolution | Coding | Ian Stewart | A 300-year-old sudoku
puzzle could herald a new digital age. |
Phunky Formulae | Maths in Society | Jonathan Oliver | Maths lessons for inspectors
so they don't miss an inch of your home. |
The Traveler's Dilemma | Rationality | Kaushik Basu | When people consistently
reject the rational choice,in fact, by acting illogically, they end up reaping
a larger reward--an outcome that demands a new kind of formal reasoning. |
Taking Away the Fear of Mathematics | Maths in Society | Emma Jean Sturgess | Steve Chinn's book 'Dealing
with Dyscalculia-Sum Hope 2'. |
From e to eternity | Maths | Richard Elwes | First it revolutionised
mathematics, now it's taking on the mysteries of the quantum universe. Raise
your glasses to the numbers. |
A Mysterious Mind | Maths | Andrew Robinson | A well-researched novel
joins the rush of attention surrounding mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan
- though at the end of it all the central character remains as enigmatic
as ever. |
Is mathematical pattern the theory of everything? | Maths | Zeeya Merali | This elegant model by
Garrett Lisi may at last reveal the link between gravity and the other
fundamental forces of nature. |
Crop circle codes PI | Maths | Zeeya Merali | Wiltshire crop circle
codes the first 10 digits of PI. |
Origami? Its rocket science... | Topology | Fred Attewill | How an ex-NASA scientist
brought paper folding into the 21st century. |
The power of 10 percent | Religion | Metro | Maths shows how minority
views shape belief.. |
Maths | Physics | Biology | Chemistry | Computing | Science | Electronics | Belief | Art | Philosophy |