Mathematics The Fibonacci Sequence in Nature “Mathematics is the science of patterns, and nature exploits just about every pattern there is.” – Ian Stewart, British mathematician Philosophers and mathematicians have, for long, dedicated themselves to the cause of explaining nature, beginning from the very early ventures of ancient Greeks. After all, mathematics is, in its very essence, a search for patterns […] Written by Eman Toosy 2020-04-052020-04-10 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked

Mathematics Where do Two Parallel Lines Meet? Geometry is one of the ancient branches of mathematics, yet it is the most advanced branch today. The perceptive growth of geometry provided the foundation to many scientific theories and discoveries. Euclid in Alexandria wrote Elements, a mathematical exposition (comprised on 13 volumes) in 300 BC. Euclid’s Elements has been referred as the most successful […] Written by Imran Anwar 2019-01-312019-02-04 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked

Mathematics News Sir Michael Atiyah: A Great Sovereign of the Mathematical Empire (1929 – 2019) On January 11, 2019 Michael Atiyah passed away at the age of 89. He was a British-Lebanese mathematician, his mother was Scottish and his father a Lebanese Orthodox Christian. There is no doubt that he was one of the greatest and most innovative mathematicians of the 20th century. He introduced numerous new concepts and theories, […] Written by Imran Anwar 2019-01-122019-01-14 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked

Biography Mathematics Physical Sciences Edwin Powell Hubble: The Father of Modern Cosmology Edwin Powell Hubble was an American observational cosmologist and father of modern cosmology whose radical discoveries changed our ideas about the universe. Hubble provided the first convincing evidence of the existence of external galaxies and of expansion of the universe. Before the discovery, the Milky Way galaxy was considered as the only galaxy in the […] Written by Maliha Amin 2018-09-252018-10-13 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked

Mathematics What is it like being a Mathematician? World of a Mathematician! Mathematics is a subject that everyone comes across in his/her early school days. Mathematics courses are usually loaded with enticing topics and challenging problems. As a student, I always took mathematics like a game that starts with easy levels and progressively gets tougher. I was always curious and impressed with my mathematics teachers and thought […] Written by Imran Anwar 2018-09-202019-09-29 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked

Mathematics A Forgotten Legacy: Ada Lovelace There was a time when computers were just rectangular boxes sitting on desks. It is quite fascinating to see what the world has achieved in terms of computing since then. From robots working in factories to 3D-printing, from the Internet of Things (IoT) to the development of Google’s driverless cars, all inculcate in themselves a […] Written by Iqra Naveed 2018-08-312018-08-31 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked

Biography Mathematics Physical Sciences John von Neumann: The Pioneer of ‘Game Theory’ John von Neumann was one of the most influential figures of 20th century who made far-reaching contributions to the areas of mathematics, mathematical physics and economy. He was a Hungarian-American mathematician and a genius who pioneered the famous ‘Game Theory’, modern computer designing, equilibrium model of economy, and much more. He was also a key […] Written by Maliha Amin 2018-08-252018-08-27 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked

Mathematics Zero Divided By Zero: Is There More To It? “Imagine that you have zero cookies”, Siri’s response begins, “and you split them evenly among zero friends. How many cookies does each person get? See? It doesn’t make sense. And Cookie Monster is sad that there are no cookies, and you are sad that you have no friends.” This is the comical answer that […] Written by Noor us Sahar 2018-07-312018-10-13 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked