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Brave young worlds
April 12, 2005
Extrasolar planets have been grabbing the headlines
New largest prime discovered!
April 7, 2005
7.8 million digits down, only 2.2 million more needed!
March 22, 2005
Maths may have the answer to why helices are so common in nature.
And the Oscar goes to...
March 7, 2005
Mathematics takes out a technology oscar.
February 10, 2005
How can lives be saved next time the earth moves?
The luck of the draw
January 20, 2005
A mathematical improbability in the Third Round of the FA Cup could have upset the Premiership sides.
December 17, 2004
Chaotic Christmas? Try crocheting chaos!
December 10, 2004
Mathematicians quest for the perfect poppyseed bagel!
Outer space: Where to stand to look at statues
John D. Barrow tells us how to get the best view!
Solving quadratics in pictures
How to derive the famous quadratic formula from pictures, just like the Babylonians did.
How many melodies are there?
Given there's a finite number of notes on a scale, can we still find a brand new melody? Perhaps they've all...
Trisecting an angle with origami
How to solve an ancient problem in a few folds.
Ebola: Evidence from numbers
Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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