The violent attack that turned a man into a maths genius

Jason Padgett sees maths everywhere. Even something as ordinary as brushing his teeth is governed by mathematics – he turns the tap on and dips his toothbrush into the water 16 times. Padgett is so obsessed with maths and understands such complex concepts, he's been called a genius.

Mandelbrot set

The Mandelbrot set is the set of complex numbers c {\displaystyle c} for which the function f c ( z ) = z 2 + c {\displaystyle f_{c}(z)=z^{2}+c} does not diverge when iterated from z = 0 {\displaystyle z=0} , i.e.

Solutions to the Three Body Problem

Sign Up on Patreon to get access to the Space Time Discord! Check out the Space Time Merch Store The three body problem is famous for being impossible to solve. But actually it's been solved many times, and in ingenious ways. Some of




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