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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.
How to approximate the English language using maths.
Maths in a minute: What's average?
Why the humble average can be grossly misleading.
Blown off their feet
Two mathematicians' visit to the desert sheds new light on avalanches.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Kepler discovers five new worlds
The telescope discovers the oldest solar system to date.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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