No, it’s not your medical marijuana working overtime. The moon really IS bigger and brighter on November 13 to 15, 2016. It’s the grand finale of a three-body celestial dance.
The Ryder’s Cup of math(s): Competing Pi Days. Which continent’s got it right? Or are they both wrong?
This quick refresher about probability shows how to use Bayes’ Rule in simple situations and is an introduction to frequentist versus Bayesian probability.
One alternative may out-perform another in each individual test, yet do more poorly when all tests are combined. That’s the Yule-Simpson Paradox.
Does DNA store information in the same way that a computer stores data? Let’s compare the data storage in computers with the genetic code that translates DNA to RNA and amino acids.
12/13/14 has come and gone. The last date of that type was a little over a year ago (11/12/13); but the next one won’t arrive until the 22nd century (01/02/03).
The numbers associated with the years in a human life span have some remarkable mathematical properties.
The two most famous ratios, one from math (pi) and the other from physics (c), both have a connection to March 14. What makes pi and c special in the number world?
What are the practical use of matrices in day to day life? From computer-generated images to electrical circuits, matrix math serves us well.
You may know what a palindrome is, and even associate it with Napoleon, but what’s a palindromic date? When’s the next date fitting the palindromic format?