Mathematics

A Brief History of Calculators

A Brief History of Calculators

We underestimate the computing power of a device that can fit in the palms of our hands. Nowadays, for many people, calculator is an application...

The Universal History of Numbers: a Book Inspired by a Kid’s Question

The Universal History of Numbers: a Book Inspired by a Kid’s Question

The road of science is paved with questions, and the most interesting ones mostly come from children. A Universal History of Numbers by Georges Ifrah became...

The Nesin Mathematics Village: a Dream to Think, Learn and Enjoy Math

The Nesin Mathematics Village: a Dream to Think, Learn and Enjoy Math

Imagine a fascinating complex in the middle of nature, completely designed to ‘live’ science and art. That would be Nesin Mathematics Village. The Nesin...

It’s Not a New Earth, Just a New Perspective: AuthaGraph World Map’s Accurate View

It’s Not a New Earth, Just a New Perspective: AuthaGraph World Map’s Accurate View

It looks confusing, unusual and wrong, but the AuthaGraph might be the most accurate map of the planet ever. Japanese architect Hajime Narukawa solved...

You’re Not Smart. You’re Just Lucky: New Study Discovers the Role Luck Plays in Success

You’re Not Smart. You’re Just Lucky: New Study Discovers the Role Luck Plays in Success

A new study published in Science suggests that randomness plays a huge role in determining which papers get cited most. The factor called Q...

Architectural Pastry Chef Dinara Kasko Creates Fascinating Geometric Cakes

Architectural Pastry Chef Dinara Kasko Creates Fascinating Geometric Cakes

Architect designer Dinara Kasko engineers cakes using geometric principles and tasty culinary techniques. The 27-year-old designer combined her passions for design and baking into...

Listen to the Recently Restored ‘First Record of Computer Generated Music’

Listen to the Recently Restored ‘First Record of Computer Generated Music’

Researchers recently restored the first recorded electronic music, on a computer produced by Alan Turing, who was a genius pioneer, mathematician, cryptanalyst, logician and...

Weird and Enchanting Facts About The Number 23

Weird and Enchanting Facts About The Number 23

Do you believe in coincidence? Mathematicians and scientists have been investigating the number 23 for many years, and there are some weird thing about...

New Algorithm Can Tell if You’re Depressed from Your Instagram Feed

New Algorithm Can Tell if You’re Depressed from Your Instagram Feed

There may be a new way for researchers to get a deeper look into the mental state of patients, social media. While this may...

Can You Solve This One Lined Envelope Riddle?

Can You Solve This One Lined Envelope Riddle?

Keeping your brain active and engaged is a key part to staying at the top of your game. Apart from math riddles, and other...