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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
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Problems of gravity
Why (some) physicists want to modify Einstein's general theory of relativity.
The power of good questions
Asking good questions is an important part of doing maths. But what makes a good question?
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?
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.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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