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We take reliable radio communications for granted, but accommodating many different users is not easy.
explains how the mathematics of colouring graphs can help avoid interference on your mobile phone.
The dynamic sun
On 11th August 1999 a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible from parts of the UK. It will provide a spectacular display, but why is the Sun so interesting?
Put the gobbling goat on a diet
In the eye of the chicken
How chickens' eyes solve a subtle maths problem.
Why are we here?
David Sloan calculates how likely it is that our Universe exists. He explains to us how, and why the answer...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Influenza Virus: it's all in the packaging
How are researchers in disease dynamics using mathematics to understand how the influenza virus replicates?...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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