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Author: Tim Gent
As customers will tell you, overcrowding is a problem on trains. Fortunately, mathematical modelling techniques can help to analyse the changing demands on services through the day.
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Mathematical man Friday
Who knew that Robinson Crusoe contained a lost chapter about maths? Help us find the hidden mathematical...
Struggling with chance
A 1 in 14 million chance to win the lottery, a 5% risk of cancer, a 50:50 chance of heads on a coin — we deal...
The fact that a sizeable proportion of the financial workforce is made up of physicists is one of the...
Establishing the philosophy of cosmology
Do the dramatic advances in cosmology in the last century herald a new golden age of philosophy? A new...
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