Gambler’s Fallacy : Why balancing forces of nature is a myth

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.

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The real reason why mathematics is considered difficult/boring

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 Butterfly Effect

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.

Birthday Paradox: Why the odds of same birthdays are higher than we think!

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.

Grigori Perelman: The Man Who Debunked Poincare Conjecture

In 2003, Grigori Perelman solved one of the most difficult conjectures after decades of failed attempts by several mathematicians before. This article discusses Perelman's contribution and some basic concepts of the infamous Poincare conjecture.

Banach-Tarski paradox

Did you know that an infinitely resolvable sphere the size of a pea could be arranged and re-arranged without any addition of points, into a sphere the size of the SUN!!!? This is what Banach-Tarski paradox is all about

Hilbert’s paradox of Grand Hotel

In 1924, German mathematician, David Hilbert explored the world of infinity through an interesting, thought-provoking problem consisting of guests checking into a fictional hotel consisting of infinite number of rooms! Read this article to find out more!

Exploring Infinity Part 2 :Cantor’s Diagonal Argument

Cantor's diagonal argument is a formal proof that the uncountable infinite set(set of real numbers) are larger than countable infinite sets(integers/whole numbers/ natural numbers and so on). This article explains the proof and its correctness.