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Shannon Ciphers and Perfect Security
Shannon Ciphers and Perfect Security
A Shannon cipher, named after mathematician Claude Shannon (1916–2001) is a simplified cipher mechanism for encrypting a message using a …
Jørgen Veisdal
Jan 16
The Arithmetic-Geometric Mean Inequality
The Arithmetic-Geometric Mean Inequality
Shortcuts around calculus
Panda the Red
Jan 14
Is it time to retire Newton’s Gravitational Constant?
Is it time to retire Newton’s Gravitational Constant?
Mathematical operations that involve Newton’s gravitational constant are extremely counter intuitive at the subatomic level.
Nicolus Rotich
Jan 13
What is Wave-Particle Duality?
What is Wave-Particle Duality?
Why we need quantum physics.
Panda the Red
Jan 11
Ramanujan’s First Letter to G.H. Hardy
Ramanujan’s First Letter to G.H. Hardy
On or about the 31st of January, 1913 mathematician G.H. Hardy of Trinity College at Cambridge University received a parcel of papers from…
Jørgen Veisdal
Jan 11
How to Win at Roulette: Intro to Probabilities and Expected Values
How to Win at Roulette: Intro to Probabilities and Expected Values
Why you still shouldn’t play. The Martingale Strategy
Maike Elisa
Jan 11
What are Modular Forms?
What are Modular Forms?
The Strange Functions Used to Solve Fermat’s Last Theorem
Matthew Ward
Jan 10
Proving Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem
Proving Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem
Let’s prove the result behind why group decisions, from democracy to take-away choice, are always flawed.
Maths and Musings
Jan 9
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Richard Feynman on the Differences between Mathematics and Physics
Richard Feynman on the Differences between Mathematics and Physics
“I would like to make a number of remarks on the relation of mathematics and physics”
Jørgen Veisdal
Jan 4
1988 IMO Question Six
1988 IMO Question Six
Solving the Hardest Problem on the Hardest Test
Maths and Musings
Jan 4
Understanding Exponents
Understanding Exponents
Countering Our Limited Intuition Towards Exponential Functions
Jesus Najera
Dec 22, 2019
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