Mathematics

The relationship between number and shape and its applications in various natural sciences.

Hunting Bach’s fractals

Fractals are infinitely complex patterns that are self-similar across different scales. They are created by…

Mathematical skills improved by tri-dimensional thinking

In 2019, a nationwide study on fundamental skills in Switzerland discovered a link between children’s spatial…

Measuring devices from the time of Stonehenge: The chalk drums from Folkton and Lavant

Investigation on mathematical understanding and the usage of conventional units of measurement in prehistoric civilizations…

The math behind musical harmony: phase transitions and balance between order and disorder

Music, while allowing nearly unlimited creative expression, almost always conforms to a set of rigid…

We like our math like we like our art: beautiful

Is it possible for a concept to be beautiful? Mathematicians frequently describe arguments as “beautiful”…