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Author: Richard P. Taylor, Adam Micolich and David Jonas
In the late 1940s, American painter Jackson Pollock dripped paint from a can on to vast canvases rolled out across the floor of his barn.
Richard P. Taylor
explains that Pollock's patterns are really fractals - the fingerprint of Nature.
The 2014 Plus advent calendar
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Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Writing the unwritable: up-arrow notation
How to write down unimaginably large numbers using just a few symbols.
23 and maths
The company 23andMe made headlines by launching its DNA testing service in the UK. But how are the risks of...
Mathematical mysteries: the Goldbach conjecture
Can every even number greater than 2 can be written as the sum of two primes? It's one of the trickiest...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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