Mathematics

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

Einstein, geometry, and experience

As far as the propositions of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and…

Did Humans Invent Mathematics, or Is It a Fundamental Part of Existence?

“God made the integers, all else is man’s work,” stated German mathematician Leopold Kronecker in…

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”…