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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.
Two-faced conic sections
Play with our applets to explore the conic sections and their different definitions.
The Fibonacci sequence: A brief introduction
Anything involving bunny rabbits has to be good.
Introducing the Klein bottle
A Klein bottle can't hold any liquid because it doesn't have an inside. How do you construct this strange...
From dust to us
Where planets are born is not necessarily where they will stay…
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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