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Here’s why e and π often coexist

Of all the things in mathematics, the last thing we expect is to witness two absolutely irrational constants appear alongside each other in way more than one single situation. In this short post we’ll try to uncover what makes e and π somewhat related to each other. Within the next few hundred words, we’ll update […]

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Discovering Gravity from scratch

Had the apple not fallen that day Newton might still have formulated the laws of gravitation. But for today’s article we’ll presume that either gravity wasn’t discovered until the ripe old age of twenty first century or that you’re reading reading this article in the seventeenth century. Either way, gravity isn’t discovered yet. And the […]

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The Lecture on Relativity

“Get back to your desks, professor Einstein is almost here”, shouted Feynman, the class monitor. In a matter of seconds, what could have been declared as a chaotic system of loitering chatterboxes was organised into a class of physics students eagerly waiting for the arrival of their Professor. Einstein walks in. Walks up to Plank […]