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Stories by Simons Foundation

The Mathematics of Change Ringing and Peal Bells

Change ringing, in which a band of ringers plays long sequences of permutations on a set of peal bells, is a little-known but surprisingly rich and beautiful acoustical application of mathematics

February 18, 2014 — George Hart and Simons Foundation

Why We Need Our Zzzs

Why We Need Our Zzzs

Vital for Memory, Mood and More