A classic cognitive error known as Gambler's fallacy gives us insight on how the human mind works. Perhaps the coin isn't biased, maybe its just you.
This article tries to answer why mathematics of all disciplines, is looked down with so much hatred. Is there something inherently dull about this discipline, or is it just a subjective interpretation?
The universe as known today, started out very different . Only after several thousands of years since the Big Bang, did it become fit for accommodating galaxies like the Milky Way.
Is mathematics an invention by human beings or a discovery? Read this article to find out.
Does our past affect our present? Will the decisions we make today affect our tomorrow? The answer to these questions is a little bit more complicated than a simple "yes". The link between cause and effect might be obvious to the world, but the extent to which this is true, is way beyond us. Many of us sci-fi fans might've dreamt of jumping into a time machine, and change certain initial events we think, had led to some undesired results in our lives, but in order to comprehend the ramifications of even the smallest of such changes, we need not look further into theories of science fiction. Science, itself have a theory backed up by experiment that indicate small changes create massive ripple effects in time and space. As ridiculous it might sound, altering the outcome of a die, say, tossed in 1995, could perhaps have led to a cataclysmic earthquake, through several invisible connectives of cause and effect! This is what Butterfly effect is all about, the invisible strings of causality that holds our universe together.
Did you know that the mechanism for storing information inside a computer memory differs greatly from a human brain?
Did you know that the world we experience everyday could perhaps be nothing more than an illusion. Both science and religious theories support this claim - that our world is nothing more than a fake sensory experience fabricated by our subconscious mind.
How many times do we keep meeting people in a group sharing the same birthdays? The odds of such an occurrence might seem low at first, but is counter-intuitively quite large. Read this article to understand the game-changing effects of combined probability through an interesting example - The Birthday Paradox.
What is the shape of the universe that holds so many galaxies and stars inside it? Is it spherical or something more complicated?
Humility is more than a value. It plays a critical role in improving our cognitive abilities. Read this to find out more.