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Author: Michael Foale and Robert Osserman with Marianne Freiberger
The right spin: how to fly a broken space craft
On the 25th of May 1997 a dramatic collision tore a hole into the space station
and sent it hurtling through space. As NASA astronaut
, the fate of
and its crew hinged on a classical set of equations.
Building a bridge to maths
At last month's Cambridge Science Festival we had great fun trying out a hands-on (or rather feet-on)...
Cereal, sand and snow
As your cereal tumbled into your bowl this morning, were you daydreaming of sand dunes or snowy mountains? It...
A brief history of quantum field theory
Something called quantum field theory has been hugely successful in describing the fundamental forces and...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Easy as 1, 2, 3?
The natural numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., are nice. So what could be nicer than discovering interesting patterns...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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