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Math of the impossible

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Why don't perpetual motion machines ever work? - Netta Schramm.
Newton’s three-body problem explained - Fabio Pacucci.
The Infinite Hotel Paradox - Jeff Dekofsky.
Exponential Growth: How Folding Paper Can Get You to the Moon.
A brief history of banned numbers - Alessandra King.
The mathematics of sidewalk illusions - Fumiko Futamura.
What is Zeno's Dichotomy Paradox? - Colm Kelleher.
The unexpected math behind Van Gogh's "Starry Night" - Natalya St. Clair.
How big is infinity? - Dennis Wildfogel.
Exploring other dimensions - Alex Rosenthal and George Zaidan.
Why do airlines sell too many tickets? - Nina Klietsch.
Football physics: The "impossible" free kick - Erez Garty.
The case of the missing fractals - Alex Rosenthal and George Zaidan.
The paradox at the heart of mathematics: Gödel's Incompleteness Theorem - Marcus du Sautoy.

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