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Author: Marianne Freiberger
Just a second
A brief history of time keeping
Love's a gamble
Mathematicians in search of romantic success
What happens to bent pasta?
How to measure a million
The risks in
Who wants to be a millionaire?
Career interview: Financial maths course director
Riaz Ahmad's mathematical career has led him from the complexities of blood flow to the risks of the financial markets via underwater acoustics.
found out how maths can explain all this and more.
Not just knots: the secrets of khipu
The Inka way of counting
A computer program that can learn languages
A new time machine
Take a journey to the limits of common sense
The search for the maths gene
Networks: nasty and nice
Maths brings down the Mafia
The fact that a sizeable proportion of the financial workforce is made up of physicists is one of the...
The leaning tower of PISA?
This year's PISA results have caused predictable headlines, but do the statistics add up?
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...
Mathematical man Friday
Who knew that Robinson Crusoe contained a lost chapter about maths? Help us find the hidden mathematical...
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