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News from the world of Maths
From kaleidoscopes to soccer balls
April 29, 2003
The work of Donald Coxeter, who died on 31 March 2003, will continue to inspire both mathematicians and artists.
April 22, 2003
Winning the first Abel Prize just might elevate mathematician Jean-Pierre Serre to celebrity status!
GM trials come a cropper
April 7, 2003
As the largest experiment ever conducted on GM crops ends, environmentalists are concerned that the maths might not add up.
Maths on the brain
March 19, 2003
Mathematicians are testing a silicon chip that mimics the function of a part of the human brain concerned with memory. Is this some maths you'd rather not forget?
Faster than a falling bullet...
March 7, 2003
Scientists have for the first time measured the speed of gravity and tested Einstein's assumption - or have they?
CAPTCHA if they can
February 18, 2003
A test invented by the mathematician Alan Turing in 1950 is helping to stop spammers.
February 4, 2003
Maths makes parallel parking easy.
December 17, 2002
Researchers are now asking for a serve of fuzzy logic with their pizza.
Maths takes flight
Soon you will be able to step inside a mathematical space and experience the beauty and importance of maths!
Who made the laws of nature?
What gives an equation the right to call itself a law?
Meet the hyperbola
It might not be as familiar as the circle or parabola, but it's definitely worth getting to know the...
All's fair in love and maths
The bitter battle for the cubic equation.
In a lower dimension
Could the world be simpler than our senses suggest?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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