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Plus new writers award 2008
The amazing librarian
describes the workings of the most famous search engine of them all. You'll need some linear algebra for this one, but it's worth the while!
Alan Turing: ahead of his time
Alan Turing is the father of computer science and contributed significantly to the WW2 effort, but his life came to a tragic end.
explores his story.
A glimpse of Cantor's paradise
explores the beautiful world of the infinite.
Number crunching ants
finds that having a small brain doesn't stop you doing great things.
Fermat's last theorem and Andrew Wiles
tells the fascinating story of Andrew Wiles who, with intense devotion and in secret, proved a deceptively simple-looking conjecture that had defeated mathematicians for almost 400 years.
If we all go for the blonde
revisits a scene of the film
A beautiful Mind
Maths on a plane
discovers how maths helps solve the mysteries of flight and love.
Who made the laws of nature?
What gives an equation the right to call itself a law?
In a lower dimension
Could the world be simpler than our senses suggest?
All's fair in love and maths
The bitter battle for the cubic equation.
Maths takes flight
Soon you will be able to step inside a mathematical space and experience the beauty and importance of maths!
Meet the hyperbola
It might not be as familiar as the circle or parabola, but it's definitely worth getting to know the...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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