Maths

Prime Time

2018-08-28 07:10:06

Prime numbers are the true stars of mathematics.

Since ancient times up until today, mathematicians have spent a vast amount of time and energy studying them. Why all the fuss and hype?

 

THE FIRST DIGIT PHENOMENON

2018-08-25 09:37:01

Well-Worn Pages

Before the advent of calculators and computers in complex mathematical calculations, the raising of numbers to a certain power or taking a square root required special book-tables, which were called logarithms.

The Science That Know All

2018-08-19 01:51:35

Statistics have shown  that  in  the 18th century,  during  the  time  of  the  smallpox  epidemic,  milkmaids  who  had previously  caught  cowpox  were  less  likely  to  get  smallpox.  As  a  result  of  this  observation,  the  smallpox  vaccine  was created.