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16

Sep

The beautiful visualization of the numbers of natureWatch ‘Nature by Numbers’ artfully show the Fibonacci sequence manifesting all over nature.

The beautiful visualization of the numbers of nature
Watch ‘Nature by Numbers’ artfully show the Fibonacci sequence manifesting all over nature.

05

Feb


 Largest prime number discovered  



The new number is 17,425,170 digits long, which crushes the last one discovered in 2008 that was a paltry 12,978,189 digits long.
The new number is 17,425,170 digits long, which crushes the last one discovered in 2008 that was a paltry 12,978,189 digits long.

06

Nov

Wasting away: Our garbage by the numbersIn today’s culture of mass consumption, the things we throw away often vanish from our minds, but all that trash has to go somewhere. Look at the numbers on garbage and you’ll see it’s more than just trashy — it’s appalling. Luckily, there’s plenty we can do about it.

Wasting away: Our garbage by the numbers
In today’s culture of mass consumption, the things we throw away often vanish from our minds, but all that trash has to go somewhere. Look at the numbers on garbage and you’ll see it’s more than just trashy — it’s appalling. Luckily, there’s plenty we can do about it.

01

Sep

Converting between miles and kilometersHere’s a very cool trick for using math to convert between miles and kilometers.

Converting between miles and kilometers
Here’s a very cool trick for using math to convert between miles and kilometers.