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 …
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 …
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 …
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. …
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, …
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