In the world of science and mathematics, there are certain numbers, functions, and equations of such importance that they have earned distinctive titles. “Avagadro’s Number,” “Planck Constant,” “Pi,” and “Faraday Constant” are […]
World’s Most Difficult Math Problem Took 357 Years to Solve
Pierre de Fermat (1605-1665) wrote in the margin of a book, next to the equation xn + yn = zn, “I have discovered a truly remarkable proof of this theorem which this margin […]
Is There Intelligent Life Out There?
The Drake equation is a probabilistic argument used to estimate the number of active, communicative extraterrestrial life civilizations in the Milky Way. Designed by Frank Drake, he estimated between 1,000 and 100,000 […]