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'The wraparound universe'
With Einstein's publication of The Foundation of the General Theory of Relativity in 1916 our view of the nature of the Universe was forever altered.
'An imaginary tale'
Engineers often consider mathematics a necessary evil rather than a pursuit in itself. The author of An imaginary tale, Paul J. Nahin, is therefore a rare find.
'Lewis Carroll in numberland'
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson sat in the bows of a rowing boat and heaved on the oars in time with another young man who sat in front of him.
'How round is your circle?'
In their new book John Bryant and Chris Sangwin explore the complex problems and challenges facing engineers and mathematicians now and through the ages.
"Marvellous, surprising, crystal-clear, amazing, stimulating, delightful, fascinating" — this is how our reviewer described Nonplussed!, a book published last year by by the same author.
Ever wondered what mathematicians do all day? Finding Moonshine tells the story of a year in the life of the author, an Oxford professor known for his books, as well as radio and TV presentations of mathematics to the general public.
Who's looking at you?
Observers are, of course, vital in physics: we test our theories by comparing them to our observations. But...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
From dust to us
Where planets are born is not necessarily where they will stay…
Kepler discovers five new worlds
The telescope discovers the oldest solar system to date.
The Fibonacci sequence: A brief introduction
Anything involving bunny rabbits has to be good.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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