Posts tagged with mathematics

Honeybees and Mathematics
Honeybees by PollyDot via Pixabay The latest research from Science Advances reveals bees have the brains for basic addition and subtraction. Inspired by honeybee’s ability to identify …
blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2019/08/18/honeybeesandmathematics

The Last Theorem: Remembering Shimura
The New York Times has published an obituary of the great JapaneseAmerican mathematician Goro Yoshimura (志村 五郎), who died in May. Yoshimura’s story intersects several others: …
blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2019/08/17/thelasttheoremrememberingshimura

Hidden Dimensions of Nature
Symmetry in the world around us provides us with the most aesthetically pleasing phenomenon; from its application in the human body and other animals, simple and …
blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/10/21/hiddendimensionsofnature

The universe in a spiral
Gazing at the world around us often leaves us astonished with its beauty, but how often do we move our gaze beyond what is not visible …
blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/09/23/theuniverseinaspiral

This flower uses maths to reproduce
Numbers and spirals Imagine you are given one simple task: arrange the seeds of a sunflower so that they maximise available surface area. How would you …
blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/09/02/thisflowerusesmathstoreproduce
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