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Submitted by plusadmin on December 1, 1999
Everybody likes a nice surprise and this issue of
is packed with them. Impress your friends with Indian rope tricks, amazing feats of memory, and find out if high icecream sales really do cause shark attacks.
Maths, metronomes and fireflies
It's one of the most beautiful sights in nature: fireflies illuminating the night with their synchronised...
The power of good questions
Asking good questions is an important part of doing maths. But what makes a good question?
Scared of swine flu? Avoid children!
New analysis of the 2009 swine flu pandemic in the US shows that the pandemic wave was surprisingly slow, and...
Kissing the curve
From a smile to a line drawing by Picasso, curves bring great beauty to our world. But how curvy is a curve?
Problems of gravity
Why (some) physicists want to modify Einstein's general theory of relativity.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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