Scientists agree that our universe is finely tuned for the existence of life. But is the fine-tuning a happy accident or the result of foresight?
It’s time to get more intimately acquainted with the strange and wonderful numbers that hold our universe together.
René Descartes, in 1637, is credited with being the first to assign this label to results involving the square root of a negative number.
In the wake of the Stanford scandal, the reasons why science often ISN’T self-correcting are attracting much more attention.
Leonhard Euler was known to work out complex derivations in his head while blind. Of what possible use was this ability for survival?