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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.
Kissing the curve
From a smile to a line drawing by Picasso, curves bring great beauty to our world. But how curvy is a curve?
Did chaos cause mayhem in Jurassic Park?
Was T-rex unleashed by mathematical chaos?
Play to win with Nim
In the game of Nim one player always has a winning strategy — it depends on an unusual way of adding numbers.
Problems of gravity
Why (some) physicists want to modify Einstein's general theory of relativity.
Fields, fun and food: The ICM 2014
The ICM 2014 in Seoul is off to a great start!
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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