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

Featured Interviews Dr Pervez Hoodbhoy: “Physics is the basis of everything” Dr Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy is a nuclear physicist, mathematician, and activist. He did his BSc in mathematics and electrical engineering from MIT and went on to have an MSc in Solid State Physics and a PhD in Nuclear Physics from the same institution. He has had an extensive academic career: working as a guest scientist […] Written by Mahnoor Fatima 2020-01-162020-01-18 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

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 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

Mathematics Physical Sciences Limiting Infinity Ever heard of Aleph-nought or the Hilbert’s Hotel and your inquisition got the better of you? Then probably you’re acquainted with infinity and have raised certain perplexing questions about it in classrooms or on math discussions forums. For example, how can you enclose infinity? Can the infinity find the ‘finitude’ somewhere? If yes, then, would […] Written by Shumail Hassan 2018-07-222018-08-09 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked

Mathematics Leonhard Euler: Uncelebrated Yet Immortal and Everywhere Leonhard Euler is a name as worthy of recognition as Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking, Isaac Newton, and Pythagoras. The last four names are present in sci-math textbooks at every level. However, Leonhard Euler, the most brilliant and the most proliferous mathematician of all time, remains invisible. He is the person behind Euler’s constant, Euler’s polyhedron […] Written by Hafsa Ahsan 2018-07-022018-10-13 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked

Mathematics Surfaces in Geometry Geometry is considered as an indigenous branch of mathematics that evolved in the Greeks Hellenistic period, as a practical way for dealing with lengths, areas, and volumes. By the 3rd century BC, Euclid gave an axiomatic frame to study geometry, namely the Euclidean Geometry. Euclid’s work set a standard for many centuries to follow. René […] Written by Imran Anwar 2018-06-112018-06-12 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked