Posts tagged with maths

  1. The Surprising Link between Maths and our Immune System!

    Take a moment to transport yourself back in time: It’s the year 2008, and you still use your DVD player. You’re sitting comfortably in front of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2019/09/26/the-surprising-link-between-maths-and-our-immune-system

  2. Rubik’s Cube: Fun, frustrating, or both?

    History of the cube The Rubik’s cube is the brainchild of Ernő Rubik, a sculptor and professor of architecture from Hungary. Originally designed in 1975 as …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/10/21/rubiks-cube-fun-frustrating-or-both

  3. 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/this-flower-uses-maths-to-reproduce

  4. The Quest for the Quickest Queue

    A few years ago, a paper was released, claiming that “according to maths” that the last person in a queue should be the first one served. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/10/22/37597

  5. How to Win at Slots

    In 2014 casinos across the United States discovered that a number of patrons were winning at slots. For anyone who has a passing interest in maths, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/10/10/how-to-win-at-slots

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