Researchers from Brazil's Universidade Estadual de Campinas used a computer simulation to confirm paleontologist Stephen J. Gould's prediction that it is evolutionarily advantageous for cicadas to emerge at intervals lasting a prime number of years.
Excalibur Hmm… How to describe Excalibur… Well… Just kidding Excalibur’s like BOOM! It’s a journal compiled by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on Mathematics Olympiad problems and […]
Mathematical beauty ranges from simple Youtube embedding to the elegance of tessellations and symmetry all the way to the complexity of fractals. In this post, we talk about the most interesting connection between beauty and mathematics, the mathematical beauty of the human face. The … Continue reading →