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Author: Rachel Thomas
Can mathematics help defend against another attack?
Pi not a piece of cake
Researchers are closer to proving the digits of pi are random.
Games, Life and the Game of Life
When we finally meet the Martians,
believes they are going to want to talk mathematics. He talks to
game, artificial life and what we will have in common with extraterrestrials.
Reflecting on extinction
Charity begins @home
Shaped by the wind
Maths in the dock
about the vital role of maths in presenting criminal evidence.
Career interview: Statistical consulting
about life as consultant statisticians, modelling real-world problems in areas as diverse as the shipping industry and water rationing.
Terrorists' code of honour
Grappling with chaos: The Abel Prize 2014
The ability to see order in chaos has won the mathematician Yakov G. Sinai the 2014 Abel Prize.
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)...
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...
Searching for answers
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines' flight MH370 was dramatically narrowed last week due to a...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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