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Author: Richard Gibbens and Stephen Turner
Call routing in telephone networks
Find out how modern telephone networks use mathematics to make it possible for a person to dial a friend in another country just as easily as if they were in the same street, or to read web pages that are on a computer in another continent.
Two-faced conic sections
Play with our applets to explore the conic sections and their different definitions.
The Fibonacci sequence: A brief introduction
Anything involving bunny rabbits has to be good.
Steady on, Einstein
To celebrate the release of more English translations of Einstein's papers, we revisit one of his previously...
Introducing the Klein bottle
A Klein bottle can't hold any liquid because it doesn't have an inside. How do you construct this strange...
Who's looking at you?
Observers are, of course, vital in physics: we test our theories by comparing them to our observations. But...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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