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# Math insight

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### Tales of the Tails: (Not so) mysterious Heavy Tail worldbeyond the Bell Curve••

June 24 2024, by Agnieszka JanickaThe scientific world would not be what it is today without normal distribution. It is the foundation of many statistical models for several good reasons. Most importantly, it appears commonly in nature. But this is only the tip of the iceberg.Read article - Article
### What is the chance of throwing six with a fair die?•

May 13 2024, by Twan KoperbergIf, after reading the title, your immediate response is to shout "1/6-th", then you have correctly answered the question. Well done! However, in this article we will focus on the meaning of this question. What exactly is this "chance" of which you've just exclaimed it equals 1/6-th?Read article - Article
### The Elegant Heist: Mastering the Art of Necklace Splitting••

April 6 2024, by Yilin LiEver wondered how stolen necklaces are tactfully divided? Join us on a captivating journey into the math under necklace splitting! This journey will lead us to a wonderful and very important theorem in mathematics, the Borsuk-Ulam theorem.Read article - Article
### The magic of mathematics ♠️♥️♣️♦️••

March 30 2024, by Chinook FelixDid you know that a city tour was the foundation of the mathematical field of graph theory? And that graph theory has applications even in magic?Read article - Article
### ICTS-NETWORKS workshop: A Confluence of Ideas•

February 23 2024, by Frank den Hollander, Rajat Hazra and Remco van der HofstadIn the vibrant city of Bangalore, India, the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS) played host to a discussion meeting titled "Challenges in Networks" from January 29 to February 2, 2024.Read article