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Outer space: Monkey business
The tsunami of December 26th 2004 has focused the world's attention on this terrifying consequence of an underwater earthquake.
explores the underlying wave mathematics.
Exploring the Enigma
During the Second World War, the Allies' codebreakers worked at Bletchley Park to decipher the supposedly unbreakable Enigma code.
tells us about their heroic efforts, which historians believe shortened the war by two years.
In the first of two articles,
takes a tour through the history of codes and the prospects for truly unbreakable quantum cryptography.
Ebola: Evidence from numbers
Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.
Maths in a minute: Euclid's axioms
Five basic facts from the father of geometry.
Why the Met Office needs a £97m supercomputer
The complex maths of weather and climate.
So you think you can add up?
Why do we add fractions the way we do? A very close look at addition reveals the answer — and it also works...
Trisecting an angle with origami
How to solve an ancient problem in a few folds.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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