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Author: Rachel Thomas
The Millennium Mathematics Project wins the Queen's Anniversary Prize.
Getting a handle on soap
Mathematicians find a new minimal surface
New largest prime discovered!
7.8 million digits down, only 2.2 million more needed!
Maths may have the answer to why helices are so common in nature.
And the Oscar goes to...
Mathematics takes out a technology oscar.
Ada Lovelace - visions of today
looks at the life and work of pioneering woman mathematician Ada Lovelace, who foresaw computer-generated music and graphics, despite living long before the computer era.
How can lives be saved next time the earth moves?
Career interview: Biomechanical engineer
explains how engineering can allow you to explore the unknown, from understanding how mechanical structures bend to investigating the way genes affect the shape of embryos.
Chaotic Christmas? Try crocheting chaos!
Welcome to the maths lab
Has mathematics become an experimental science?
From dust to us
Where planets are born is not necessarily where they will stay…
Who's looking at you?
Observers are, of course, vital in physics: we test our theories by comparing them to our observations. But...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Two-faced conic sections
Play with our applets to explore the conic sections and their different definitions.
Steady on, Einstein
To celebrate the release of more English translations of Einstein's papers, we revisit one of his previously...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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