“Mathematics is the surest way to immortality. If you make a big discovery in mathematics, you will be remembered.”

A closer look at their concerns about the Starlink broadband constellation.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket heads into the clouds carrying 60 Starlink satellites, on November 11, 2019. Photo by SpaceX on Unsplash

In 2015, Musk announced the startup of the network of communication satellites with a statement that “there is a significant unmet demand for low-cost global broadband capabilities.”

Ludwig Boltzmann

The Man who Trusted Atoms

“A mathematician will recognize Cauchy, Gauss, Jacobi, or Helmholtz after reading a few pages, just as musicians recognize, from the first few bars, Mozart, Beethoven, or Schubert.” — Ludwig Boltzmann

Thales of Miletus

Thales of Miletus. (Illustration from Ernst Wallis et al., Illustrerad verldshistoria utgifven, vol. 1, Thales)

“Nothing is more active than thought, for it travels over the universe, and nothing is stronger than necessity for all must submit to it.”

The black hole tunneling method is discussed here, in purely semiclassical limits

Background knowledge

“Logic will get you from A to B, imagination takes you everywhere”

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The first mechanical calculator

Pascal’s mathematical tool

A history of navigation long before the discovery of the magnetic compass

Orion constellation

The Golden Ratio has inspired thinkers of all disciplines like no other number in the history of mathematics

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Penrose tiles

The theoretical limit of backward time traveling gives rise to many paradoxes

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  1. According to Einstein’s special relativity theory, time…

Areeba Merriam

“Math is an essential tool for physics and physics is a rich source of inspiration in maths” |Researcher|MS Maths|Email: areeba@math.qau.edu.pk

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