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Outer space: A matter of gravity
What is the cosmological constant?
Graphical methods I: Slug wars
To arm or to disarm? This is the question in
article, which explores the maths behind a cold war in slug world.
Mysterious number 6174
6174 is a very mysterious number.
explains why, and how beautiful mathematical oddities can inspire us to discover new mathematics.
Everyone knows what symmetry is, and the ability to spot it seems to be hard-wired into our brains.
explains how not only shapes, but also laws of nature can be symmetrical, and how this aids our understanding of the universe.
All's fair in love and maths
The bitter battle for the cubic equation.
Does light have weight? Newton thought so. His laws predicted that gravity would bend of light, two centuries...
In a lower dimension
Could the world be simpler than our senses suggest?
Fighting epidemics with maths
How maths helps us understand and fight infectious diseases.
Stubborn equations and the study of symmetry
An impossible equation, two tragic heroes and the mathematical study of symmetry
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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