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Math Models in Nature

How is it possible that mathematics, a product of human thought that is independent of experience, fits so excellently the objects of reality? — Albert Einstein

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This video looks at Alan Turing's Reaction-Diffusion Model, which mathematically defines how patterns might be formed in Nature. Turing, the father of computers, created a set of formulas… learn more

This post by Peter Tyson and NOVA looks at how you can describe a tree or cloud, a rippled pond or swirling galaxy using numbers and equations. This… learn more

This article from the Fractal Foundation describes fractals as a never-ending pattern, created by repeating a simple process or mathematical formula over and over again. Fractal patterns are… learn more