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Author: P.J. Aston
Decoding a war time diary
An account of how a prisoner of war's diary was recently decoded. Donald Hill wrote his diary in a numerical code, disguised as a set of mathematical tables, while in Hong Kong during and after the Japanese invasion of 1941.
Fighting epidemics with maths
How maths helps us understand and fight infectious diseases.
Who made the laws of nature?
What gives an equation the right to call itself a law?
Does light have weight? Newton thought so. His laws predicted that gravity would bend of light, two centuries...
Maths takes flight
Soon you will be able to step inside a mathematical space and experience the beauty and importance of maths!
Stubborn equations and the study of symmetry
An impossible equation, two tragic heroes and the mathematical study of symmetry
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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