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Author: Colin Adams
Why knot: knots, molecules and stick numbers
Knots crop up all over the place, from tying a shoelace to molecular structure, but they are also elegant mathematical objects.
asks when is a molecule knot a molecule? and what happens if you try to build a knot out of sticks?
Mathematical mysteries: Hailstone sequences
Here's an easy game that leads you straight to an unsolved question in maths.
Maths in a minute: Writing infinite sums
How to write a sum that's infinitely long.
Fight Ebola with your computer
A crowdsourced computing project looks for molecules that can disable the Ebola virus.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Let them eat cake — and drink vodka
Language analysis shows how the nation's tastes have changed.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
Tweets by @plusmathsorg
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