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Submitted by plusadmin on December 1, 1999
This special double issue of
is cause for celebration: both of the endeavours of physics to understand our Universe, and of the
writers of tomorrow
who may help explain it. We explore the frontiers of modern physics: searching for
in space and
exotic particles in the LHC
, looking through the
Hubble Space Telescope
, imagining a
, and wrestling with one of the
biggest problems in modern physics
. And the winners of the
new writers award 2009
most beautiful equation of them all
, explain the
, and unveil the
curse of good looks
. We raise a toast to mathematics and physics — to all the explorers of the new frontiers and the new writers who can take us there!
Ebola: Evidence from numbers
Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.
Trisecting an angle with origami
How to solve an ancient problem in a few folds.
Solving quadratics in pictures
How to derive the famous quadratic formula from pictures, just like the Babylonians did.
Maths in a minute: Euclid's axioms
Five basic facts from the father of geometry.
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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