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Author: Rachel Thomas
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
Folding under pressure
Happy Birthday Stephen Hawking!
This issue of
is a special, marking the occasion of Stephen Hawking's 60th birthday. Plus attended his
in Cambridge, where we interviewed some of the world's most influential mathematicians and physicists.
Reducing radiotherapy roulette
RIP Claude Shannon
Claude Shannon, who died on February 24, was the founder of Information Theory, which is the basis of modern telecommunications.
looks at Shannon's life and works.
Fight Ebola with your computer
A crowdsourced computing project looks for molecules that can disable the Ebola virus.
23 and maths
The company 23andMe made headlines by launching its DNA testing service in the UK. But how are the risks of...
The 2014 Plus advent calendar
In this year's advent calendar we bring you some of our favourite books and other mathematical toys, so you...
When things get weird with infinite sums
What is 1-1+1-1+1-1+...? How infinite sums challenge our notion of arithmetic.
The Sun, the Moon and trigonometry
A little trig helps to find the relative distance to the Sun and Moon.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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