In 2014, Matt Parker built a computer made entirely of dominoes. At first, you’d think that’s impossible. But by demonstrating the fundamental principles behind binary, the domino computer attempted to add the numbers 4 and 6 together in front of a crowd of hundreds. But what is binary? What is Binary? We use the decimal […]

## A Million Dollar Problem: P vs NP

by Robin Yadav On May 24th, 2000, the Clay Mathematical Institute announced the Millennium Prize Problems. These seven problems are currently the most difficult problems in mathematics and will have profound implications if they are solved. So far, only one of these seven problems has been solved which is a testament to their difficulty. I […]

## Chaos Theory: Can the Flap of a Butterfly’s Wings Really Cause a Tornado?

What do a double pendulum, weather patterns, and a population of rabbits have in common? According to American mathematician and meteorologist Edward Lorenz, these peculiar topics might actually be pretty similar. Linked by the field of chaos theory, Lorenz proposed that the world isn’t as deterministic as we might think. What is Chaos Theory? Recently, […]

## C. S. Lewis and Multi-Dimensions

In the first book of C. S. Lewis’s acclaimed The Chronicles of Narnia series, the main characters Diggory and Polly find themselves in a strange wood. This wood, called the Wood Between the World, is filled with pools that lead to another world. By wearing a special ring, the children hop into the pool and […]