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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.
The Sun, the Moon and trigonometry
A little trig helps to find the relative distance to the Sun and Moon.
Ebola: Evidence from numbers
Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.
Fight Ebola with your computer
A crowdsourced computing project looks for molecules that can disable the Ebola virus.
Mathematical mysteries: Hailstone sequences
Here's an easy game that leads you straight to an unsolved question in maths.
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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