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Author: Danielle Stretch
Against the odds
looks back at the remarkable life of pioneering mathematician Emmy Amalie Noether (1882-1935). Despite her constant struggles to make her way in a man's world, she made significant contributions to the development of modern algebra.
Career interview: Avalanche researcher
tells Plus how he combines his two loves - mathematics and mountaineering - in avalanche research.
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
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?
The power of good questions
Asking good questions is an important part of doing maths. But what makes a good question?
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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