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News from the world of Maths
April 23, 2003
Winning the first Abel Prize just might elevate mathematician Jean-Pierre Serre to celebrity status!
GM trials come a cropper
April 8, 2003
As the largest experiment ever conducted on GM crops ends, environmentalists are concerned that the maths might not add up.
Maths on the brain
March 19, 2003
Mathematicians are testing a silicon chip that mimics the function of a part of the human brain concerned with memory. Is this some maths you'd rather not forget?
Faster than a falling bullet...
March 7, 2003
Scientists have for the first time measured the speed of gravity and tested Einstein's assumption - or have they?
CAPTCHA if they can
February 18, 2003
A test invented by the mathematician Alan Turing in 1950 is helping to stop spammers.
February 4, 2003
Maths makes parallel parking easy.
December 17, 2002
Researchers are now asking for a serve of fuzzy logic with their pizza.
All tied up
December 11, 2002
What do tying your shoe laces and Santa's Christmas Eve journey have in common?
Friends and strangers
Can we always find order in systems that are disordered? If so, just how large does a system have to be to...
Interalia: From strings to sculpture
Interalia is a show by Turner Prize winning artist Grenville Davey and theoretical physicist David Berman.
Grappling with chaos: The Abel Prize 2014
The ability to see order in chaos has won the mathematician Yakov G. Sinai the 2014 Abel Prize.
Building a bridge to maths
At last month's Cambridge Science Festival we had great fun trying out a hands-on (or rather feet-on)...
Easy as 1, 2, 3?
The natural numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., are nice. So what could be nicer than discovering interesting patterns...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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