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Author: Rachel Thomas
Maths on the wall
The beautiful "Maths goes Underground" posters are back by popular demand.
Seeking truth with statistics
Is complex statistical evidence being presented properly in court?
Using mathematics to do a head count, researchers have discovered the world's biggest jaguar population in a protected area.
A rare view of Venus
The Venus transit on June 8 gives us the chance to measure the scale of the Solar System.
Count-abel even if not solve-abel
The 2004 Abel Prize celebrates one of the great landmarks of 20th century mathematics.
A new online maths thesaurus puts maths at your fingertips.
Untangling a magnetic mystery
A new mathematical model might explain the strange magnetic fields of Uranus and Neptune.
Fashion gets physical
Solving the mathematics of drapery may help change the way we shop.
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Understanding the noise
A mathematical approach might simplify studying how our genes operate.
Like spirals and flowers? Then you'll love polar coordinates and the pretty pictures they allow you to draw!
Easy as 1, 2, 3?
The natural numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., are nice. So what could be nicer than discovering interesting patterns...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
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)...
There's no doubt that information is power, but could it be converted into physical energy you could heat a...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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