I have always loved snowflakes.  On a chairlift, with your head down into a biting wind, one is allowed about twenty minutes to study them settling on your clothes. They have two classes of symmetry; [more…]

20th Century

Benford’s Law

Benford’s Law is a theory of leading digits in numerical data sets. Whilst one might think that the frequency of the leading digit would be equally distributed across the nine digits each with approximately 11% [more…]