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Author: Konrad Polthier
Imaging maths - Unfolding polyhedra
Not only are paper models of geometric shapes beautiful and intriguing, but they also allow us to visualise and understand some important geometric constructions. Konrad Polthier tells us about the gentle art of
Imaging maths - Inside the Klein bottle
In the first of a new series 'Imaging Maths',
takes an illustrated tour of an extraordinary geometric construction: the
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Did chaos cause mayhem in Jurassic Park?
Was T-rex unleashed by mathematical chaos?
Problems of gravity
Why (some) physicists want to modify Einstein's general theory of relativity.
What is information?
Books, brains, computers — information comes in many guises. But what exactly is information?
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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