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Author: Rachel Thomas
Ripped off at the beach
For the first time, scientists solve the equations to understand how flash rips are formed.
Maths on the wall
The beautiful "Maths goes Underground" posters are back by popular demand.
Seeking truth with statistics
Is complex statistical evidence being presented properly in court?
Using mathematics to do a head count, researchers have discovered the world's biggest jaguar population in a protected area.
A rare view of Venus
The Venus transit on June 8 gives us the chance to measure the scale of the Solar System.
Count-abel even if not solve-abel
The 2004 Abel Prize celebrates one of the great landmarks of 20th century mathematics.
A new online maths thesaurus puts maths at your fingertips.
Untangling a magnetic mystery
A new mathematical model might explain the strange magnetic fields of Uranus and Neptune.
Fashion gets physical
Solving the mathematics of drapery may help change the way we shop.
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Science fiction, science fact: reports from the frontiers of physics
What is time? What is space? Are there parallel universes? Join Plus and FQXi on a journey exploring these...
Folding the future: From origami to engineering
Back in the days before smart phones with GPS functions became ubiquitous we had maps. Remember how hard it...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Make a difference to mathematics
What Planck saw
Cosmologists gathered in the Netherlands last week to discuss a new view of the Universe. The Universe as...
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