Maths in Everyday Life
The Mathematician Who Ended a War: Alan Turing’s Enigma Breakthrough
Did you know that a man used cryptographic mathematics to help end WWII?
Sustainable Design: Islamic Geometric Patterns
Did you know that geometric patterns are a defining characteristic of Islamic art and architecture, gracing mosques, palaces, decorative art, and even furniture?
Mastering the Maths: The Secret to Beating Blackjack
Did you know that the gambling industry is built on rudimentary mathematics?
Kenneth Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem in Social Choice Theory
Did you know that maths has the power to make voting and democracy fairer?
Snowflakes and the Art of Mathematical Repetition
Did you know that maths is behind the beauty of snowflakes?
Blaise Pascal and the World’s First Mechanical Calculator
Did you know that the mechanical calculator was invented by a 17th century French philosopher?
Dancefloor Equations: Fourier’s Mathematical Echo in Electronic Music
Did you know that any sound can be analysed by a 19th century equation?
How and Why Mathematics Transformed Art
Did you know that you can find mathematics hidden in many works of art?