structure

The fractal-hyperbolic geometry of networks

Network geometry helps us better understand complex systems at all sizes of organizations, as well…

The manifold framework of neural circuits

Manifold: a topological space that locally resembles a Euclidean space in mathematics. Perceptual manifold: the…

The geometry of atomic bonds

In 2012, a team from IBM’s research labs in Zurich managed to reveal the individual…

A patterned fingerprint of the brain

Studying multiple neural networks, researchers from EPFL Switzerland found that every one of us has…

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…

Harpa Concert Hall: from nature to architecture

The building¬†stands out like a vast, dazzling sculpture on the edge of land and sea,…

Plato’s cube is nature’s preferred choice for fragmentation.

Plato is widely recognized as the first to create the concept of an atom, or the…

Tom Noddy’s Bubble Magic

“Tom Noddy introduced America and the world to Bubble Magic via television in the early…

Spiral beehives have a lot in common with crystals

The fundamental laws that govern everything in the Universe, including thermodynamics, apply to both crystal…