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Mathematics is the most important tool of science. The quest to understand the world and the universe using mathematics is as old as civilisation, and has led to the science and technology of today. Learn about the techniques and history of mathematics on


Great Scientists

Heinrich Olbers

1758 - 1840

Heinrich Olbers was a German physician and passionate astronomer, whose name is immortalised as a paradox which challenged the best minds in science for a century: why is the night sky dark?

Heinrich Olbers, 1758 - 1840, German astronomer

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Carnegie Mellon's car managed to drive coast to coast across America with very blurry vision (thirty by thirty-two pixels), a brain smaller than a worm's, and only a few assists from the human copilot. It may not have been the first truly self-driving car, but it did compare favourably with most teenage drivers.

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