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Author: Martin Turner
Modelling nature with fractals
Computer games and cinema special effects owe much of their realism to the study of fractals.
takes you on a journey from the motion of a microscopic particle to the creation of imaginary moonscapes.
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?
Celebrating maths communication
One of our favourite mathematicians, Marcus du Sautoy, will receive the 2014 Christopher Zeeman medal for...
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?
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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