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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.
All tied up
December 11, 2002
What do tying your shoe laces and Santa's Christmas Eve journey have in common?
X-otic X-ray visions
December 5, 2002
Using their X-ray vision, astronomers have for the first time found two black holes in the same galaxy, and taken a peek inside a neutron star.
November 19, 2002
A rare first edition of Newton's mathematical masterpiece has been stolen! And is Newton the Greatest Briton?
From dust to us
Where planets are born is not necessarily where they will stay…
It's bigger on the inside!
The London Mathematical Society starts its 150th anniversary year with a bang.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Blown off their feet
Two mathematicians' visit to the desert sheds new light on avalanches.
Two-faced conic sections
Play with our applets to explore the conic sections and their different definitions.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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