The Computer Generated Images [cgi] that are now an essential part of movies and computer games would be impossible without the underlying mathematics. And so would the design process which lies at the heart of almost anything you buy or use these days. Look around you. Cars, buildings, aeroplanes, mobile phones and tech of any […]
We celebrate Pi day by looking at the life of Ludolph van Ceulen (1540-1610), a mathematician and fencing teacher who spent around 25 years of his life calculating Pi to 35 decimal places.