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News from the world of Maths
A rare view of Venus
May 14, 2004
The Venus transit on June 8 gives us the chance to measure the scale of the Solar System.
Count-abel even if not solve-abel
April 25, 2004
The 2004 Abel Prize celebrates one of the great landmarks of 20th century mathematics.
April 15, 2004
A new online maths thesaurus puts maths at your fingertips.
March 28, 2004
A UK government inquiry into maths education has the statistics community worried.
Untangling a magnetic mystery
March 23, 2004
A new mathematical model might explain the strange magnetic fields of Uranus and Neptune.
Fashion gets physical
March 1, 2004
Solving the mathematics of drapery may help change the way we shop.
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February 23, 2004
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Understanding the noise
February 12, 2004
A mathematical approach might simplify studying how our genes operate.
Does light have weight? Newton thought so. His laws predicted that gravity would bend of light, two centuries...
Who made the laws of nature?
What gives an equation the right to call itself a law?
All's fair in love and maths
The bitter battle for the cubic equation.
Stubborn equations and the study of symmetry
An impossible equation, two tragic heroes and the mathematical study of symmetry
Five Martin Gardner eye-openers involving squares and cubes
This week would have been the 100th birthday of Martin Gardner, who is deservedly credited with turning on...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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