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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.
Maths in a minute: What's average?
Why the humble average can be grossly misleading.
How to approximate the English language using maths.
Blown off their feet
Two mathematicians' visit to the desert sheds new light on avalanches.
What is infinity?
Take a trip into the never-ending.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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