I do not think I have deppen enough into the winning theme of this year's Nobel Prize in Physics. The winners have been Thouless, Haldane and Kosterlitz "for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter". But what does topology mean? To begin with, the definition of topology is as follows: the mathematical study of the properties that are preserved through deformations, twistings, and stretchings of objects. You can access below an explanatory video about the topology, as a mathematical concept. Now, geometry and mathematics, what is the physical relationship with matter? By clicking on the image below you can access all kind of relevant information about topological phases. Thanks to Satoshi Tanda, from Hokkaido University, for the image.
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It is not a surprise for anybody the fact that in the history of science a lot of great female minds were erased or hidden just for by the mere fact of being women. Noether´s theorem is well known in mathematics and physics, what, were you aware of the story of the woman behind it? Discover it below!
In order to celebrate the day of one of the most famous numbers and symbols in science, since today is 3.1415, let´s discover more about the man who invented PI. Click on the image below to know more and taste the pie!
Magic numbers appear in multitud of best seller books and movies, but the mathematics behind them is astonishing. The Golden Ratio between two quantities states that their ratio is the same as the ratio of their sum to the larger of the two quantities. This divine proportion was known since the Classical Greece, and has been used for many different purposes until today. Science proves once more that these kind of wonders repeat themselves even in the most hidden corners of our universe.

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