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Author: Rachel Thomas
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?
And now, the weather...
Umbrella or no umbrella? New advances in weather forecasting will help us dodge hurricanes and protect against floods.
When will they blow?
Can maths help save lives by making more accurate predictions of future volcanic eruptions?
A mathematical mystery begins...
Crack codes, solve a mystery and even win prizes in the University of Southampton's National Cipher Challenge.
How not to catch a sunbeam
Has the precious cargo of the crashed Genesis mission survived to tell us about the origins of our solar system?
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Let them eat cake — and drink vodka
Language analysis shows how the nation's tastes have changed.
Maths in a minute: Writing infinite sums
How to write a sum that's infinitely long.
Writing the unwritable: up-arrow notation
How to write down unimaginably large numbers using just a few symbols.
Fight Ebola with your computer
A crowdsourced computing project looks for molecules that can disable the Ebola virus.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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