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News from the world of Maths
Near miss or normal?
October 14, 2003
Is maths succeeding in putting astronomical threats in perspective?
Calling all code crackers
September 30, 2003
Fame, glory, and more importantly prizes are on offer in the National Cipher Challenge.
Just a little turbulence
September 8, 2003
Can researchers solve the mathematics of turbulence at the smallest scale?
Could maths have caught Shipman?
August 3, 2003
Harold Shipman could have been detected earlier by monitoring the death rates of his patients.
July 14, 2003
Mathematics shows that open source software beats closed source software in the race to fix bugs.
Dancing with Einstein
June 30, 2003
The Institute of Physics and Rambert Dance Company are planning to celebrate the theories of Einstein through dance.
Mission to Mars
June 15, 2003
The geometry says that now is the right time for a mission to Mars.
Is now a good time?
May 29, 2003
Mathematics is helping machines decide when is the best time to interrupt us with a call or email.
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Why are we here?
David Sloan calculates how likely it is that our Universe exists. He explains to us how, and why the answer...
In the eye of the chicken
How chickens' eyes solve a subtle maths problem.
Influenza Virus: it's all in the packaging
How are researchers in disease dynamics using mathematics to understand how the influenza virus replicates?...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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