Robyn Arianrhod University of Queensland Press, 2011, 352 pp.   There can be no doubt in the 21st century about the power of mathematical physics to transform our material existence. The atomic bomb, television and mobile phone are among its many offspring. Robyn Arianrhod’s Seduced by Logic opens in 1706,...

This year's Abel Prize has been awarded to the Belgian mathematician Pierre Deligne for "seminal contributions to algebraic geometry and for their transformative impact on number theory, representation theory, and related fields". The Abel Prize was established in 2003 in memory of the Norwegian mathematician Niels Henrik Abel....

Pi Day is an annual celebration commemorating the mathematical constant π (pi). Pi Day is observed on March 14 (or 3/14 in month/day date format), since 3, 1 and 4 are the three most significant digits of π in the decimal form. In 2009, the...

Astrology forms an aspect of life for most of the Indian populace.  Astrological consultations are common during important events like birth, marriage, in matters of education, job, disease etc.  There are examples galore to validate astrological predictions.  But the ‘why’ and ‘how’ part being still...