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Pi: The Most Important Number in the Universe?

March 14, 2017

One of the most famous numbers in human history, as well as one of the most important numbers in our universe, is the number Pi. Just how well do you know its mathematical applications and historical impact? […]

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Applied Math

The Power of Zero

February 15, 2017

A compact, place-based number system with a symbol for zero opens the floodgates for arithmetic calculations and the discovery of new numbers. […]