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Have we caught your interest?
Those who understand compound interest are destined to collect it. Those who don't are doomed to pay it - or so says a well-known source of financial advice. But what is compound interest, and why is it so important?
John H. Webb
The dynamic sun
On 11th August 1999 a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible from parts of the UK. It will provide a spectacular display, but why is the Sun so interesting?
Natural frequencies and music
In the first of two articles,
discusses the vibrations that can be harnessed by musical instrument makers.
Career interview - Meteorologist
Read about what it is like to work at the Meteorological Office in this interview with
. There's also a contact point for careers information.
Does light have weight? Newton thought so. His laws predicted that gravity would bend of light, two centuries...
Build a mega Menger!
Help to build the world's largest distributed fractal!
Fighting epidemics with maths
How maths helps us understand and fight infectious diseases.
Meet the hyperbola
It might not be as familiar as the circle or parabola, but it's definitely worth getting to know the...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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