Did Pythagoras Discover the Pythagorean Theorem?

The Greek philosopher Pythagoras of Samos (lived c. 570 – c. 495 BC) is most famous today for having allegedly discovered the Pythagorean theorem, but, historically speaking, he did not really discover this theorem and it is even questionable whether he ever engaged in any kind of mathematics at all. The historical Pythagoras of Samos seems […]

Can Reality Ever Be Known? A Tribute To Bell’s Theorem

Quantum mechanics is a weird thing. It says that we can never really know all there is about reality. If we measure a particle, we can’t know its exact momentum and position at the same time. If we know one, there has to be an uncertainty about another. There is a certain “fuzziness” to reality – an uncertainty that […]