Posts on this site in the 'Mathematics' taxonomy, ordered by date
The *Classification Theorem of the Finite Simple Groups* is a mathematical proof that runs to 15,000 pages. I applaud the people who got it down on paper.
Apparently we still view gains in a different way to losses and Prospect Theory still holds.
How getting rid of the law of the excluded middle in maths might help quantum theory and relativity find common ground.
A simple explanation of what five sigma means. It is used as the level of certiainty required to class something as a discovery in physics.
An article by Sean Carroll on Quanta Magazine looks at what quantum probability might mean. I provide an intro and then link to the article.
A BBC article portraying the advantages of counting in base 12 rather than base 10 as we currently do.
To celebrate pi day one of Google's employees calculated its value to 31,415,926,535,897 digits.