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Author: Liz Newton
The power of origami
We've all heard of origami. It's all about making paper birds and pretty boxes, and is really just a game invented by Japanese kids, right? Prepare to be surprised as
takes you on a journey of origami, maths and science.
Number crunching ants
finds that having a small brain doesn't stop you doing great things.
Struggling with chance
A 1 in 14 million chance to win the lottery, a 5% risk of cancer, a 50:50 chance of heads on a coin — we deal...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
The life and numbers of Fibonacci
The Fibonacci sequence – 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, ... – is one of the most famous pieces of mathematics. We...
The leaning tower of PISA?
This year's PISA results have caused predictable headline, but do the statistics add up?
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
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