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Author: Rachel Thomas
Struggling for sixteen
A new attempt to solve Hilbert's 16th problem is causing controversy.
Researchers observe the Inverse Doppler effect for the first time.
Burning buried sunshine
How many ancient forests are in your tank?
Career interview: Audio software engineer
Skot McDonald talks to
about how he uses mathematics to understand music, and how he managed to combine his passions for music and computing to create a successful career.
Near miss or normal?
Is maths succeeding in putting astronomical threats in perspective?
Calling all code crackers
Fame, glory, and more importantly prizes are on offer in the National Cipher Challenge.
Just a little turbulence
Can researchers solve the mathematics of turbulence at the smallest scale?
Could maths have caught Shipman?
Harold Shipman could have been detected earlier by monitoring the death rates of his patients.
Mathematics shows that open source software beats closed source software in the race to fix bugs.
Dancing with Einstein
The Institute of Physics and Rambert Dance Company are planning to celebrate the theories of Einstein through dance.
How to approximate the English language using maths.
Folding a piece of paper in half might be easy, but what about into thirds, fifths, or thirteenths? Here is...
What is infinity?
Take a trip into the never-ending.
How long can we survive a zombie invasion?
Can a mathematical model of zombies' movements allow the human race to survive impending doom?
Kepler discovers five new worlds
The telescope discovers the oldest solar system to date.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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