This video from the excellent Numberphile YouTube channel shows a very simple game that has the most unexpected outcome. My only criticism of this video is that I’d like to be shown the explanation, even if it’s complicated! Maybe readers can help me.
I’m back from the conference in Santa Barbara, and I thought I’d share a few things I found interesting. (For my non-physicist readers: I know it’s been a bit more technical than usual recently, I promise I’ll get back to some general audience stuff soon!) 1,188 more words
One of the most important characteristics of mathematics that sets it apart from any other subject is its precision and objective nature. It deals with the absolute truth of things and inst prone to biases. 756 more words
There are some new scientists busy in the mini beast laboratory investigating and identifying mini beasts. They have lots of things to help them with their work including magnifiers and special tongs for picking up dangerous bugs. 17 more words