He’s just 2 years old and can’t speak, and you are bound by the limits and logical fallacies of mathematics.

Numbers: Source: Pixabay.

My 2-year-old cousin is so adorable, whenever I pay a visit to my aunt, I almost never wanna leave him and come back home. The little guy plays and sleeps all day long, watches stupid Cocomelon videos on YouTube, and runs around the house. His mom is trying hard to teach him, counting up to 20 at least, but he can’t remember past seven. Poor fella.

Counting from zero to ten seems like an impossible task for him. He starts with zero, then one, two, three… tries to remember the next number for some seconds and then four, five, six…

It’s the new year and farmers of India are on the road for 76 days now. Their demand? They don’t want the new farm laws which will potentially destroy their and the country’s future.

The Massive Farmers’ Protest in India
The Massive Farmers’ Protest in India
Farmers’ Protest in India. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

“Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan” — it’s a very popular phrase in India, meaning, “Hail the soldier, Hail the farmer”. But sadly, in recent times, the farmers of India are suffering like never before. The Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India report 2019 by the National Crime Records Bureau suggests that at least 10,281 persons involved in the farm sector committed suicide in 2019. The number was 10,348 back in 2018. Farmer suicides accounted for 7.4 per cent of the total suicides of India in 2019. Every day, almost 28 farmers commit suicide in India. Debt, environment, low produce prices, poor…

A deep dive into how math keeps your data secure.

Public Key Cryptography. Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange.
Public Key Cryptography. Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange.
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Years after World War II, when the dust settled, the US and Russia (the Soviet Union at that time) started increasing their power of causing a nuclear holocaust. They both started to develop new missiles and nuclear weapons with the best technology they had, hoping they’ll get to do the BOOM BOOM on the moon next time. They both were developing more power to launch and defend against intercontinental ballistic missiles.

For the Soviet Union, the best way to shoot some cone-headed cylinders of mass destruction on the US was over the north pole. It was the most vulnerable point…

The equation connects neuron firing, fluid convection, the Mandelbrot set and so much more and will definitely change your view of this world.

A Single Equation that Rules the World. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

What if I say that the Mandelbrot set, a population of squirrels, a dripping faucet, the firing of neurons in our brain and the thermal convection is connected by one simple equation? Maybe you’ll laugh at me. But math is stranger than fiction.

Let’s dive deep into this.

Suppose you want to model a population of squirrels. This year, we have X number of squirrels. So, what might be the population next year? A simple model can be, just multiply the current population with a number. Let it be r. so, the growth rate is r. …

This is probably the second hardest way to earn a million dollars, writing on Medium being the first one.

Reimann Zeta Zeros. Reimann Hypothesis, the million dollar problem.
Reimann Zeta Zeros. Reimann Hypothesis, the million dollar problem.
Reimann zeta Zeros. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

The picture above is one of the most fascinating things I’ve ever seen. But it’s also one of the most frustrating things I’ve seen that left me confused as hell. I love mathematics and these dots on a graph have haunted mathematicians for more than one and a half-century. So, what is this graph?

It’s the graphical representation of the Riemann hypothesis. It’s one of the most interesting unsolved equation and probably one of the most important unsolved mysteries of mathematics. It’s a very popular problem of science because it’s one of the problems listed in the Millennium Problems of…

Euler. Source: Wikimedia Commons and self-editing.

I already wrote an article on Euler’s identity equation, arguably the most beautiful equation in the world. This article is about Euler's characteristic. Whenever I start writing an article on mathematics, my mind tells me to put ‘This article is sponsored by Leonhard Euler’ in the subtitle. There’s probably not even a single field in mathematics in which Euler didn’t contribute something.

The Euler characteristic, a topological invariant, is probably the second most beautiful equation in the field of mathematics. Now, I am not saying this because I personally liked the equation. Many scientists actually prefer considering it as one…

Euler’s identity equation is considered the most beautiful equation in the field of mathematics. But why?

Leonard Euler. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

We all know about π, the magical ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. It is represented as 22/7 (approximation). The speciality of the value of π is that, when represented in decimals, the numbers after the decimal point never stop. It is approximately 3.141592653589793238… This is why π is an irrational number — you can’t write it down as a non-infinite decimal.

Let me tell you about another interesting irrational number, e. e literally stands for Euler’s number, and we’re gonna learn a lot about e in this article. It is also an irrational number. …

Freedom House’s report Democracy under Siege declares the biggest democracy of the world, India, a “partly free” country. It’s no longer a free country with a score of 67 out of 100.

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When we talk about democracy, we mean the voice of citizens, a nation where people have a voice and opinion. Where they can speak up about their issues and demands. This is what we mean by a free country, right?

But, when the individuals lose the right to speak, the right to question the government, the right to protest, the right to live without corruption at every level of the society, can we still call it a free country?

The tragic incident of 2020 Hathras gang rape of a Dalit (“untouchable”) 19-year-old woman.

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Another day, another rape in India. But this one is probably the most horrific of them all. Just for your information, India recorded 88 rape cases every day in 2019. As per NCRB’s annual report titled “Crimes in India -2019” 11% were from the Dalit community (out of the total 32,033 reported rape cases in the year) [1]. Almost 4 women are raped every hour in India. A great country for women, right?

The Dalit community (Dalits are formerly known as “untouchables” in India) is one of the worst affected communities by this pandemic of rape. …

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