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Probability, lacking solid theoretical foundations and burdened with paradoxes, was jokingly called the “theory of misfortune.”
We're used to scientists telling us about the math and physics behind astronomical events. But what does studying space make us feel?
Pizzanomics isn't an official field of research, but it can save you big money.
Game theory is a unique combination of math and psychology. Its applications turn up everywhere, from nuclear war to Tinder to game shows.
Travel half the distance to your destination, and there's always another half to go. Despite Zeno's Paradox, you always arrive right on time.
It’s called the “hipster effect,” and a study from Brandeis University mathematician Jonathan Touboul explains how it happens.
Find your wallet or keys — or a nuclear submarine.
Could anyone still meet the Theoretical Minimum?
The quadratic formula isn't just something that teachers use to torture algebra students. The Babylonians once used it to calculate taxes.
Try writing a novel without using the letter "e."
The researchers consumed a lot of wine while watching 15 seasons of the show.
Meaningful pictures are assembled from meaningless noise.
The Poisson distribution has everyday applications in science, finance, and insurance. To compare the results of some biomedical studies, more people ought to be familiar with it.
We don't know what causes Miyake events, but these great surges of energy can help us understand the past — while posing a threat to our future.
Goodbye, Arabica? Learn to love Liberica.
I think, therefore I am (rich).
Quality down time is important for relationships. Here are three practical suggestions to create more of it.
Isaac Asimov's "Foundation" series helped inspire the field of social physics, which uses math to understand crowd behavior.