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Self-similar syncopations: Fibonacci, L-systems, limericks and ragtime
investigates the links between music and mathematics, throwing in limericks, Fibonacci and Scott Joplin along the way.
is proud to present an extended version of his winning entry for the THES/OUP 1999 Science Writing Prize.
The origins of proof IV: The philosophy of proof
concludes our Origins of Proof series by asking what a proof really
, and how we know that we've actually found one. One for the philosophers to ponder...
Fight Ebola with your computer
A crowdsourced computing project looks for molecules that can disable the Ebola virus.
When things get weird with infinite sums
What is 1-1+1-1+1-1+...? How infinite sums challenge our notion of arithmetic.
Let them eat cake — and drink vodka
Language analysis shows how the nation's tastes have changed.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Mathematical mysteries: Hailstone sequences
Here's an easy game that leads you straight to an unsolved question in maths.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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