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Intriguing integrals: Part I
What's the integral of
? If you're up to speed with your calculus, you can probably rattle the answer off by heart. But can you prove it?
introduces an ingenious method for deriving the integral from first principles.
Intriguing integrals: Part II
Coming to think of it, is the standard formula for the integral of
really the best one?
makes an interesting case that it is not.
Maths in a minute: What's average?
Why the humble average can be grossly misleading.
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Can a mathematical model of zombies' movements allow the human race to survive impending doom?
How to approximate the English language using maths.
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Steady on, Einstein
To celebrate the release of more English translations of Einstein's papers, we revisit one of his previously...
The philosophy of cosmology
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