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Author: John H. Webb
Have we caught your interest?
Those who understand compound interest are destined to collect it. Those who don't are doomed to pay it - or so says a well-known source of financial advice. But what is compound interest, and why is it so important?
John H. Webb
Celebrating maths communication
One of our favourite mathematicians, Marcus du Sautoy, will receive the 2014 Christopher Zeeman medal for...
What is information?
Books, brains, computers — information comes in many guises. But what exactly is information?
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Play to win with Nim
In the game of Nim one player always has a winning strategy — it depends on an unusual way of adding numbers.
Did chaos cause mayhem in Jurassic Park?
Was T-rex unleashed by mathematical chaos?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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